Son charged in death of 95-year-old mother in North York condo
A logo at the Toronto Police Services headquarters, in Toronto, on Friday, August 9, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
Toronto police have charged a 66-year-old man with second-degree murder in the death of his mother inside a condo building in North York.
Police were called to the condominium in the area of Don Mills Road and Finch Avenue East on Tuesday just after 9:30 p.m.
When officers arrived, they found a woman without vital signs.
On Saturday, police have identified the victim as Margaret Nishikawara, of Toronto.
Following a post-mortem examination, her death was ruled a homicide.
On Friday, investigators from the homicide unit arrested Gary Nishikawara, of Toronto. He was charged with second-degree murder
Police confirmed on Sunday that the suspect is the victim's son.
Anyone with information is being asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.