Man charged with 2nd-degree murder after man stabbed in east-end Toronto apartment building

Toronto police said Irwin McClean is the city's latest homicide victim. Toronto police/Handouts

A 56-year-old man has died after a stabbing at an apartment building in Toronto’s east end Thursday evening, police say.

Emergency crews were called to the property on Antrim Crescent, west of Kennedy Road and south of Highway 401, just after 7:30 p.m.

A Toronto Paramedics spokesperson told Global News the man was taken to a trauma centre in critical condition.

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However, in an update late Thursday, a Toronto police spokesperson said the man died in hospital.

On Friday, the victim was identified as Irwin McClean.

Police said they arrested 32-year-old Adrian Cameron.

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He was charged with second-degree murder.

Cameron appeared in a Toronto court Friday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4100 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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