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Windsor police upgrade charge against suspect in 2019 Moy Avenue homicide

Johnathon Dasilva was arrested on Aug. 12, following the Aug. 9 homicide of an adult woman that took place on Moy Avenue, near Ottawa Street. 

Johnathon Dasilva is now facing a first-degree murder charge

Johnathon Dasilva was previously charged with second-degree murder. (Tom Addison/CBC)

Windsor police announced upgraded charges on Tuesday against a 24-year-old Windsor, Ont. man previously charged in relation to an August 2019 homicide. 

Johnathon Dasilva was arrested on Aug. 12, following the Aug. 9 homicide of an adult woman that took place on Moy Avenue, near Ottawa Street. 

At the time, Dasilva was charged with one count of second-degree murder. 

Windsor police said Dasilva's charge has been upgraded to first-degree murder, "after further investigation, based on new evidence."

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