Man charged with murder in death of his 67-year-old mother at North York home

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A 43-year-old man is facing a murder charge in the death of his mother at a North York home Saturday night, Toronto police say.

Emergency services were called to a home on Northover Street in the area of Sheppard Avenue West and Jane Street for reports of unknown trouble at 10 p.m.

Police said officers arrived and found a woman suffering from life-threatening injuries.

Toronto paramedics said the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Police later identified her as 67-year-old Vincenza Galloro.

Officers took a man into custody.

In an update Sunday morning, investigators said Toronto resident Antonio Galloro was charged with second-degree murder.

Investigators said the victim is the suspect’s mother.

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He appeared in a Toronto court virtually at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477).

With files from The Canadian Press

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