Man charged with 2nd-degree murder after body found in Toronto east-end home – Toronto

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Man charged with 2nd-degree murder after body found in Toronto east-end home - Toronto

Toronto police say a man is facing a second-degree murder charge after a man in his late 30s was found dead in an east-end home.

Police were called to a home on Greenwood Avenue near Mortimer Avenue at around 10 a.m. Thursday.

On Friday morning, police said they have charged 41-year-old Michael Duhame with second-degree murder.

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The victim has been identified by police as 37-year-old Chadwich Francis.

Homicide Squad Det. Rob Choe said it’s believed the body was inside the home for more than a day.

Sources told Global News the man charged was the husband of the deceased.

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This is Toronto’s 39th homicide of 2020.

— With files from Global News’ Catherine McDonald and Nick Westoll.




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