Toronto Neurosurgeon to Stand Trial for First-Degree Murder

Toronto Neurosurgeon to Stand Trial for First-Degree Murder

A Toronto neurosurgeon, arrested in December of 2016, will stand trial in the death of his wife.

A judge has ruled that a first-degree murder trial will be held in the case of Mohammed Shamji, who is accused of murdering his wife and dumping her body.

The body of Dr. Elana Fric-Shamji was found in Kleinburg, stuffed inside a suitcase in a wooded area.

Police claim she was killed at her home on either November 30th, or December 1st of 2016.

Shamji has been in custody, denied bail, since his arrest a day after the body was discovered.

The courts will set a date for the trial on April 6th.

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