The task of searching for human remains in the case of an alleged serial killer is so daunting that Toronto police say cadaver dogs from neighbouring forces are now assisting with the massive and expanding investigation.
A Toronto community that has been rocked by allegations of a serial killer targeting LGBTQ individuals came together to mourn their losses Sunday night. Attendees lit five candles for the known alleged victims of 66-year-old Bruce McArthur.
Investigators have set up a large green tent in the backyard of a home where murder suspect Bruce McArthur stored his landscaping equipment where they hope to thaw the ground enough to begin excavating the property.
The recent discovery of dismembered skeletal remains in backyard planters and a Toronto police allegation that a serial killer is responsible for the gruesome crimes have prompted at least one homicide expert to suggest the perpetrator is likely a psychopath.
While officers are searching through the basement of a property where an alleged serial killer stored his landscaping equipment, Toronto’s police chief is defending criticism with how his agency handled the case.