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Woman arrested in west-end homicide

01/23/2013 06:26 EST | Updated 03/25/2013 05:12 EDT
Police in Toronto have charged a 50-year-old woman with second-degree murder in connection with the death of Jose Ignacio Ortiz.

Leahann Hohmann was arrested Wednesday and charged with killing the 65-year-old.

Ortiz was found in his Melville Avenue apartment, in the Dupont and Christie area, on Saturday night.

Firefighters found his body following up on complaints of a gas leak.

A post-mortem determined the cause of death was blunt-force trauma.

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