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Man, 89, who died in Whitby retirement home stabbed himself

Last Updated Jan 31, 2019 at 6:56 pm EDT

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An 89-year-old man who died in a Whitby retirement home on Thursday had stabbed himself, police say.

The man was involved in a fight with his wife, 87, who was also stabbed at the residence near Anderson Street and Taunton Road around 5:45 a.m.

She was treated in hospital for non-life-threatening injuries and released.

Police said it was an isolated incident.

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