Bruce McArthur investigation,
Additional charge laid
Broadcast time: 11:18
Friday, February 23, 2018
On Thursday, January 18, 2018, Bruce McArthur was arrested and charged with two counts of First-Degree Murder.
As a result of an ongoing investigation, on Monday, January 29, 2018, Bruce McArthur was charged with three additional counts of First-Degree Murder.
See previous release.
The investigation has continued and, on Friday, February 23, 2018, Bruce McArthur was charged with another count of First-Degree Murder.
It is alleged that he is responsible for the death of Skandaraj Navaratnam.
Over the last several weeks, police have worked to identify the remains of at least six people.
On Thursday, February 8, 2018, the remains of Andrew Kinsman were identified.
Police have now identified the remains of Soroush Mahmudi and Skandaraj Navaratnam.
The investigation will continue with a search of properties associated to Mr. McArthur. Investigators are asking anyone who has information to contact police at 416-808-2021, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).
The Toronto Police Service has created an information pamphlet for the community. It is attached to this news release or hard copies can be requested by contacting LGBTQ2S Liaison, Constable Danielle Bottineau, at 416-808-7268.
For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.
Meaghan Gray, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Hank Idsinga, Homicide