Janet Williams, 60, ID'd as Lawrence Park stabbing victim

A 27-year-old Toronto man is facing a murder charge after his mother was fatally stabbed at a home in the city's Lawrence Park neighbourhood.

Son, 27-year-old Neil Williams, faces second-degree murder charge

Neil Williams, 27, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with his mother's stabbing death. He appeared in court Tuesday. (Alex Tavshunsky)

A 27-year-old Toronto man is facing a murder charge after his mother was fatally stabbed at a home in the city's Lawrence Park neighbourhood.

Janet Williams, 60, was found by police at an address on Ronan Avenue shortly after they responded to a call at 3:19 p.m., said police. She was suffering from apparent stab wounds and rushed to hospital, where she died a short time later.

Neil Williams, 27, was taken into custody at the scene and charged with second-degree murder.

He appeared in court in Toronto Tuesday afternoon. 

With files from Canadian Press