A woman is dead after she was attacked with a machete in Toronto’s east end Wednesday night.
Toronto police received a number of calls about a man running around with a machete after striking someone with it repeatedly.
Officers responded to the area of Morrish Rd. and Ellesmere Rd. and found a woman in her thirties lying on the ground. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say a man believed to be responsible for the attack is in custody.
The Toronto Police Service Homicide Unit has taken over the investigation.
Police say there are no outstanding suspects and no further danger to the public.
Morrish Rd + Ellesmere Rd
– Police o/s
– Victim has been located
– Injuries are very serious
– Officers searching area
– Suspect is black, late teens to early 20's, 5'6-5'8, grey hoodie with writing, black pants
– Expect area to be closed for investigation
— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) September 11, 2019