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Toronto man charged with 2nd-degree murder after fatal January stabbing

Matthew Crosby, 46, was stabbed in January after an argument turned physical, Toronto police said. Police have charged a 26-year-old man with second-degree murder.  (Submitted by Toronto Police Service - image credit)
Matthew Crosby, 46, was stabbed in January after an argument turned physical, Toronto police said. Police have charged a 26-year-old man with second-degree murder. (Submitted by Toronto Police Service - image credit)

A 26-year-old Toronto man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with a fatal stabbing in the city earlier this year.

On Jan. 11, police responded to a call around 8:20 p.m. for a stabbing in the Lake Shore Boulevard W. and Lower Spadina Avenue area, Toronto police said in a news release on Thursday.

Matthew Crosby, 46, was stabbed after an argument with the accused turned physical, police said.

Crosby died of his injuries in hospital on Feb. 9.

The accused was scheduled to appear in bail court Thursday morning, police said.