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Man charged with murder in death of former partner in Brampton, Ont., home: police

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police west of Toronto have arrested and charged a 29-year-old man with murder in the death of his former partner.

Peel Regional Police say they were called for a disturbance at a home in Brampton, Ont., around 6 a.m. last Friday.

They say officers found the body of a woman with obvious signs of trauma inside the home.

Police allege the suspect fled the scene and evaded police.

They also allege the suspect has a history of violence along with a five-year weapons ban.

Linval Alfonso Ritchie faces one count of first-degree murder. 

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 22, 2022. 

The Canadian Press

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