01/03/2012 06:58 EST | Updated 03/04/2012 05:12 EST

Woman found stabbed in King Township

York Regional Police are investigating their first murder of the new year after a woman was fatally stabbed in King Township, north of Toronto.

The woman was found in a home near the intersection of Dufferin Avenue and Sideroad 17 after 7 p.m. on Monday.

She died shortly afterward in hospital. One man is reportedly in custody.