Suspect charged with second-degree murder in Milton stabbing

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A 40-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in relation to a stabbing in Milton, Ont. Tuesday that left a woman dead.

The incident took place at a residence on Gosford Crescent at around 5.45pm

Police said when officers arrived at the scene, they found a female victim suffering from life-threatening injuries. She was taken to hospital, where she later died.

Investigators say they are not identifying the victim at the request of the family.

Halton police spokesman Const. Ryan Anderson said Tuesday said the victim and the suspect were known to each other.

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Shortly after the stabbing, police released a photograph of a suspect they identified as Milton resident Asad Rasheed. Rasheed was arrested “not far” from the scene, police said.

On Wednesday, investigators said a second-degree murder charge had been filed. The charge has not been proven in court.

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