Toronto man dies in hospital after alleged domestic assault; woman charged with murder

A Toronto man is dead and a woman has been charged with second-degree murder after an alleged domestic assault in the city’s east end last month.

Toronto police say officers were called to a residence in the area of Danforth and Jones avenues around midnight on Jan. 23.

It is alleged an argument between a woman and a man in the home became physical and led to the woman attacking the man.

The man was rushed to hospital in life-threatening condition and the woman was arrested at the scene.

Toronto police confirm to CityNews the victim and suspect were in a domestic relationship.

Police say the victim died from his injuries on Sunday. He has been identified as 60-year-old Gerrard Martin from Toronto.

Deanna Charrion, 35, from Toronto is being charged with second-degree murder. She was scheduled to appear in a Toronto courtroom on Wednesday morning.

Anyone with additional information is being asked to contact police.

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