Police have identified a 21-year-old Toronto woman who was murdered inside her apartment in the Annex on Wednesday.
According to Toronto police, emergency crews were called to 70 Spadina Road, located north of Bloor Street West, around 5 pm after gunshots were heard in the area.
Upon arrival at the scene, officers said they located a woman inside an apartment who was suffering from obvious signs of trauma.
The woman was transported to a Toronto hospital where she was later pronounced deceased.
Toronto Police Homicide Det/Sgt Kevin Leahy seeks the public’s assistance on who murdered 21yr old Abbegail Elliott at 70 Spadina Rd. Info call 416-808-7400 or email [email protected]. Anonymous Crime Stoppers tips call 1-800-222-8477 pic.twitter.com/1aPmEk0yyo
— Homicide Squad (@TPSHomicide) May 25, 2018
Police have identified the woman as Toronto-resident Abbegail Elliott.
Police say homicide investigators have taken over the investigation and that investigators believe this was a targeted attack and there is no immediate threat to the safety of residents in the area.
Police are now seeking assistance from the public to help identify the suspect(s) responsible for this murder.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com.