Man charged with 1st-degree murder after woman found with trauma to her body in Toronto

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Woman dead after early morning incident in Toronto
WATCH ABOVE: As Catherine McDonald reports, a man was arrested at the scene – Nov 12, 2021

Toronto police say a man has been charged with first-degree murder after a woman was found with trauma to her body and later died of her injuries.

Police said they were called to a residence near Ellesmere and Meadowvale roads in Scarborough at around 3:10 a.m. Friday.

Investigators said the woman was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

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Police have since identified her as 36-year-old Toronto resident Nabila Aminzadah. Her death marks Toronto’s 75th homicide of 2021.

A man was arrested at the scene, police said.

Twenty-four-year-old Toronto resident Carland Walker has since been charged with first-degree murder.

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

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