Man arrested after sister dies following Scarborough assault

A woman died in an early morning assault at a Scarborough home, and her brother was arrested in connection with the incident, police report.

Police were called to an assault at 32 Westbourne Ave. in Scarborough just before 5:30 a.m.

A man had had an altercation with a woman.

Police said a suspect was arrested at the scene, and a woman was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Evdokia Giapoutzis, 49, died in hospital before 9 a.m., police said.

Chris Giapoutzis, 37, faces a charge of second-degree murder, police said.

He appeared in court later in the day.

Police ask anyone with information to contact them at 416-808-7400, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.


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