Toronto Homicide #45 – Toronto man charged with first-degree murder after murdering his wife with a machete.

Toronto police responded to a call for a stabbing on Fishery Road on September 11th at 6:15pm.

Police arrived to the scene to find Tharshika Jeganathan, 27, of Toronto, suffering from serious injuries. She was pronounced deceased at the scene.  Duty Insp. Stacey Davis said “Witnesses observed a male suspect running around chasing the female victim with a machete,” 

Sasikaran Thanapalasingam, 38, of Toronto, surrendered to police on September 11th at approximately 7:00pm. He has been charged with first-degree murder. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400.

The 2019 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.