Woman dies after machete attack in Toronto’s east end, police say

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Toronto police say a woman in her 30s is dead after she was attacked with a machete in the city’s east end.

Police say they were called to the scene Wednesday evening after receiving calls of a man running around with a machete after striking someone with it repeatedly.

They say officers arrived to find a woman lying on the ground, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say a man believed to be responsible for the attack is in custody.

They say there are no outstanding suspects and no danger to the public.

Police say the homicide unit is investigating.

The Canadian Press