Man charged for murder, attempted murder

One dead, one injured in apartment stabbing last week

A Toronto man has been arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing that occurred in the Eglinton Avenue West and Oakwood Avenue area on Sept. 30.

Alexander Jones, 32, appeared in court Monday at 10 a.m.

Last Tuesday at approximately 10 p.m. police received a call to investigate a double stabbing. A man, 29, and a woman in her early 30s were stabbed inside an apartment. The woman managed to escape to get help, police say.

According to police, Belo Brandon was pronounced dead at the scene and the woman was taken to the hospital for treatment for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police arrested Jones on Sunday. He is charged with second-degree murder and attempted murder.

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By: Vera El-timany
Copy editor: Jasun Singh
Posted: Oct 7 2014 2:31 pm
Filed under: News Briefs