Woman killed following machete attack in Scarborough

Sep 12 2019, 6:03 am

A woman has died after reportedly being stuck by a machete in Scarborough.

According to Toronto Police, one man is in custody and they are investigating the attack, which occurred on Wednesday evening.

Police initially reported a man was running around with a machete near Morris Road and Ellesmere Road when he “struck someone repeatedly.”

Officers arrived on the scene and located the victim, who had suffered very serious injuries.

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The victim succumbed to her injuries on scene.

Following the arrest, police say there were no outstanding suspects or dangers to the public.

Homicide is currently investigating the incident.