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Police on scene on Moy Avenue on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. (Chris Campbell / CTV Windsor)

Charges have been upgraded to first degree murder for a Windsor man accused of killing a woman on Moy Avenue.

Johnathon Dasilva, 24, was originally charged with one count of second degree murder.

Police say after further investigation and new evidence, Dasilva's charge has been upgraded to first degree murder.

Dasilva was arrested Aug. 12, 2019 after a woman's body was found in a duplex in the 600 block of Moy Avenue near Wyandotte Street East on Aug. 9.

Investigators say the suspect and the victim were known to one another, but they did not release the identity of the woman or how she died.

Neighbours say the woman was in her late 50's early 60's and was living with cancer.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Windsor Police at 519-255-6700 ext. 4830, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com.