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Man, 25, arrested in death of his wife, who was nine months pregnant

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April 09, 2017 - 10:31 AM

PICKERING, Ont. - Police east of Toronto have arrested a man wanted in connection with the death of his wife, who was nine months pregnant.

Police say the suspect, Nicholas Tyler Baig, 25, was arrested at a residence in Markham Saturday evening.

He faces a charge of second degree murder and will appear in court Sunday morning for a bail hearing on the allegation.

Officers say they arrived to the scene of an assault at about 9:45 p.m. Friday, where they discovered the body of 27-year-old Arianna Goberdhan.

She was found with "obvious signs of trauma."

Police say the baby did not survive.

Note to readers: This is a corrected story. A previous version had the wrong spelling of Arianna Goberdhan

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