Death of a woman in a Scarborough high rise fire deemed a homicide



That's what an autopsy performed on a victim Tuesday morning revealed, following an apartment fire early Monday morning.

A 49-year-old victim, identified as Marina Kudzianuk of Toronto,was pulled from the fire on the 18th floor of an apartment building at 25 Bay Mills Boulevard, in the
Sheppard Avenue East and Birchmount Road area of Scarborough, just after 3 a.m. Monday morning.

Kudzianuk had obvious signs of trauma and later died of her injuries in hospital. 

Homicide detectives have taken over the case, the 3rd homicide of the year in Toronto.

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