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11/09/2013 03:12 EST | Updated 01/23/2014 06:58 EST

Nursing Home Death Probed As Homicide, Senior Arrested

The suspicious Saturday morning death of a man in his 80s at the Castleview Wychwood nursing home in Toronto is being investigated as a homicide, and another senior has been arrested and charged.

Police say the incident happened around 8:45 a.m. at the nursing home. The victim, identified by Toronto Police as 87-year-old Francisco DaSilva, was found dead at the scene.

Police say he had suffered obvious head trauma.

An 81-year-old man, Francesco Greco, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder. The accused is a fellow resident in the home.

A post-mortem has not yet been scheduled.

Greco is scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Sunday.

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