TORONTO - A Toronto man is facing a first-degree murder charge for allegedly killing his former partner with a machete.

Police say they were called to an east-end street on Wednesday about a man striking a woman.

The victim, 27-year-old Tharshika Jeganathan, died at the scene.

A suspect turned himself in about 45 minutes after officers were first called.

Police have said the victim and accused had been in a relationship.

Thirty-seven-year-old Sasikaran Thanapalasingam is charged.

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