Milton, Ont. stabbing leaves 1 person dead, 1 in custody

Police on the scene of a fatal stabbing Milton, Ontario. Global News

A woman has died after a fatal stabbing in Milton, Ont., police say.

Halton Regional Police said they were called to a home on Gosford Crescent at around 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday.

Police arrived to find a woman who was in life-threatening condition after being stabbed, officers at the scene said. She was taken to hospital but later died.

Police say 40-year-old Asad Rasheed, from Milton, was arrested around 7 p.m. on Tuesday night near the scene.

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He’s since been charged with second-degree murder and expected to make his first court appearance on Nov. 28.

Investigators say Rasheed and the victim were known to each other.

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There is no threat to public safety and no other suspects are being sought, according to police.

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