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Post : Woman’s death at downtown Toronto apartment building ruled a homicide: police
URL : http://globalnews.ca/news/4273316/womans-death-at-downtown-toronto-apartment-building-ruled-a-homicide-police/
Posted : June 13, 2018 at 10:24 pm
Author : Nick Westoll
Tags : 2018, 40th homicide of 2018, Crime, Homicide, news, Niagara Street, Richmond Street, Richmond Street West, Toronto, Toronto crime, Toronto Police, Toronto police homicide squad, toronto police service, Trauma
Categories : Crime

Toronto police ( https://globalnews.ca/tag/toronto-police/ ) say the death of a woman in a downtown apartment building has been ruled a homicide.

Police said in a statement Wednesday evening that officers were called to the fifth floor of the building near Niagara Street and Richmond Street West just before 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday.

> 0613 18:31 Homicide #40/2018, 798 Richmond Street West https://t.co/TAPkdr99pA
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> — Toronto Police (@TorontoPolice) June 13, 2018 ( https://twitter.com/TorontoPolice/status/1007028088222429185?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw )

The statement said officers found the woman with "obvious trauma." She was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said a post-mortem examination was conducted on Wednesday, but investigators haven't released the victim's cause of death.

The woman's identity hasn't been confirmed, police said.

WATCH: Toronto police looking for suspects in 16 of 37 homicides in 2018 (May 31)

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This is the city's 40th homicide of 2018.

Anyone with information, in particular over the past three days, is asked to contact the homicide squad at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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