Toronto police charge man with murder in High Park subway stabbings – Winnipeg Free Press

Toronto police have charged a man with first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of a woman on a subway train.

Police say the 52-year-old man allegedly stabbed two women on a subway train on Thursday afternoon.

One of the women – identified by police as 31-year-old Vanessa Kurpiewska – died in hospital while the other, a 37-year-old, has since been released.

Police say the man and the women did not know each other.

They say officers found the man at High Park subway station around 2 p.m. and arrested him.

Police say the man is facing charges of first-degree murder and attempted murder.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 9, 2022.

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