Woman dead after being stabbed multiple times in east-end Toronto, police say

Toronto police say a woman is dead after being hit multiple times with a machete in the city’s east end Wednesday evening.

Police said emergency crews were called a property on Fishery Road, near Morrish and Ellesmere roads and west of Meadowvale Road, at around 6:25 p.m.

A spokesperson told Global News officers received unconfirmed reports the victim was attacked with a machete.

Officers said the woman died at the scene.

Police initially said officers were searching for a male suspect. But in an update released a short time later, a spokesperson said a person was taken into custody.

More to come.

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