Man charged with first-degree murder of woman fatally stabbed in Toronto

TORONTO — Police say a man accused of fatally stabbing a 29-year-old woman in Toronto is now charged with first-degree murder.

The stabbing took place on Sept. 2 at a law office in downtown Toronto.

Investigators say Julia Ferguson died in hospital three days later.

A 33-year-old man was later arrested and was initially charged with second-degree murder.

Toronto police say the charge was upgraded on Tuesday.

The man remains in custody.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 12, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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