Clothes on fire in the subway: the victim is dead, sources say

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Clothes on fire in the subway: the victim is dead, sources say

The assault on a woman happened at the Kipling subway station in west Toronto. (Archives)

A woman whose clothes were set on fire in the Toronto subway has died of her injuries, Toronto police and sources in contact confirm to CBC News with his family.

A man is accused of pouring a liquid substance on the woman and setting her on fire.

L& The #x27;attack happened around 12:25 p.m. Friday, June 17, at Kipling Station in the area of ​​Kipling Avenue and Dundas Street West, according to police.

These claim that the suspect was quickly arrested. They add that she suspects the attack was motivated by hate and was random.

Toronto paramedics that day transported the woman to Sunnybrook Hospital. At the time, officers claimed she suffered second- and third-degree burns.

Tenzin Norbu, 33, was charged with attempted of murder, assault with a weapon, public nuisance endangering the life and safety of the public, and mischief over $5,000.

Police said on Tuesday evening on CBC News that the case had been assigned to its Homicide Unit following the death of the victim.

We are aware and the Homicide Squad has been informed, Toronto police spokesperson Alex Li said in an email.

With information from CBC

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