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Husband charged with murder after wife dies of multiple injuries

Last Updated Dec 15, 2017 at 10:53 am EDT

Jayanthy Seevaratnam died of multiple injuries after an incident in Scarborough on Dec. 12, 2017. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service

A Toronto man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of his wife.

Emergency crews were called to a home on Empringham Drive, in the Morningside Avenue and Old Finch Avenue, on Tuesday.

When officials arrived on scene 46-year-old Jayanthy Seevaratnam was found without vital signs, suffering from severe trauma. She was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries.

Her husband Kathirgamanatha Suppiah, 45, of Toronto, was arrested the same day.

A post-mortem determined Seevaratnam died as a result of multiple injuries.

Police are asking anyone with information on this case to call 416-808-7400.