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Woman dead, man in custody after incident near Meadowvale and Lawrence

Last Updated Dec 6, 2017 at 3:58 pm EDT

Emergency crews on scene after a woman in her 60s died on Bathgate Drive on Dec. 6, 2017. CITYNEWS

A 72-year-old woman is dead and a man is in custody after an incident near the Rouge Hill GO Station.

Police were called to Bathgate Drive, near Meadowvale Road and Lawrence Avenue East around 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Emergency crews found the woman suffering from serious trauma and without vital signs. Paramedics said she was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim has been identified as Ninon “Nina” Hardie of Toronto.

A man in his 40s was taken into custody at the scene.

Christopher Hardie has been charged with second-degree murder.

Police indicate the victim and suspect are mother and son.

Note: This story has been corrected to state the correct intersection.