Man charged with 2nd-degree murder in death of his elderly mother in North York

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A man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of his mother, a 95-year-old woman in North York, Toronto police said in an update Sunday.

On Tuesday, police were called to a condo at Don Mills Road and Finch Avenue E. shortly after 9:30 a.m. Officers found an elderly woman with no vital signs.

Toronto police identified the victim on Saturday as Margaret Nishikawara, 95, of Toronto.

Her death was ruled a homicide following a post-mortem examination.

Homicide detectives took over the investigation after the examination and arrested a 66-year-old Toronto man on Friday. He has been charged with second-degree murder and appeared in court Saturday.

Police confirmed to CBC News Sunday evening that the man is the victim's son.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.