Peel Regional Police say an 86-year-old man has been charged with murdering his 81-year-old wife after she was found dead on Tuesday.
Police responded to the scene after a care provider found the woman dead at her home in Mississauga, Ont. The woman has been identified as Marion Wallace.
Lawton Wallace—her husband—is being charged with first-degree murder. He is currently awaiting a bail hearing.
According to investigators, there are currently no outstanding suspects as the crime was an isolated incident.
The man is scheduled to make a court appearance on Wednesday.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at 905-453-2121, ext. 3205. Information can also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)