Toronto

Inmate charged with 2nd-degree murder in other prisoner's death at Etobicoke jail

A 22-year-old prisoner has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of another inmate at the Toronto South Detention Centre.

Police say their homicide unit has taken over the investigation

The interior of the Toronto South Detention Centre. An inmate is dead following a violent altercation in the prison.

A prisoner has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of another inmate at the Toronto South Detention Centre. 

 Victor Ogundipe, 41, sustained serious injuries after a violent altercation with a second man around 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

 Ogundipe was taken to hospital and died there of his injuries, according to police. 

Homicide investigators have since charged Jalani Hibbert, 22, in connection with the Toronto man's death. Hibbert was scheduled to appear in court Friday afternoon.

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