Homicide near Woodbine and Gerrard

Police officers from 55 Division were called to an address on Ladykirk Avenue, in the Gerrard and Woodbine area, on Nov. 14 around 12:30 p.m., where they found a woman with no vital signs and obvious signs of trauma. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police officers from 55 Division investigated after finding the body of a woman in a home on Ladykirk Avenue. Police were called to the residence on Nov. 14. PHOTO: Phil Lameira / Beach Metro News

The woman’s husband was also found, suffering from life-threatening injuries, and was rushed to hospital where he later died.

Investigators spent two days at the location piecing together what happened and on Nov. 16 revealed that it was a case of murder-suicide. Toronto Police identified the victim as 70-year-old Leonilde Cabral.

Her husband, 74-year-old Armando Cabral, had recently been suffering from a mental illness for which he was seeking treatment.

This marks the city’s 50th homicide of the year.

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