Canada Toronto police say trove of evidence found at alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur's apartment

18:38  15 may  2018
18:38  15 may  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

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Toronto police say investigators collected more than 1,800 pieces of evidence from the apartment of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur , as part of what the force is now calling the "largest forensic examination" in its history.

Toronto police say investigators collected more than 1,800 pieces of evidence from the apartment of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur , as part of what the force is now calling the "largest forensic examination" in its history. Sgt. Hank Idsinga, who is leading the investigation. Sources.

a man standing in front of a building: Toronto police have now finished a months-long forensic investigation of the apartment rented by alleged serial killed Bruce McArthur.© CBC Toronto police have now finished a months-long forensic investigation of the apartment rented by alleged serial killed Bruce McArthur.

Toronto police say investigators found more than 1,800 pieces of evidence inside the apartment of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur, as part of what the force is now calling the "largest forensic examination" in its history.

Police have now finished an inch-by-inch search of the apartment, which started after McArthur's arrest in mid-January. In addition to the exhibits recovered, police say they took some 18,000 photographs inside the Thorncliffe Road apartment McArthur rented.

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Police provided no details about what those exhibits are, nor what was photographed.

McArthur, a 66-year-old landscaper, has been charged with eight counts of first-degree murder in connection with the disappearances of a number of men, many of whom were connected to Toronto's Gay Village.

George Winston making a face for the camera: McArthur is accused of killing these eight men. Top row, from left to right, Skandaraj Navaratnam, 40, Andrew Kinsman, 49, Selim Esen, 44, and Abdulbasir Faizi, 44. Bottom row, from left to right: Kirushna Kumar Kanagaratnam, 37, Dean Lisowick, 47, Soroush Mahmudi, 50, and Majeed Kayhan, 58.© CBC/Toronto Police Service McArthur is accused of killing these eight men. Top row, from left to right, Skandaraj Navaratnam, 40, Andrew Kinsman, 49, Selim Esen, 44, and Abdulbasir Faizi, 44. Bottom row, from left to right: Kirushna Kumar Kanagaratnam, 37, Dean Lisowick, 47, Soroush Mahmudi, 50, and Majeed Kayhan, 58.

The remains of a number of the men turned up in garden planters at a home where McArthur worked. This spring, cadaver dogs are also searching some 100 properties .

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Toronto police say they have now found the remains of a total of six people at a property where alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur worked. Det.-Sgt. Hank Idsinga says he expects more charges against the 66-year-old landscaper.

Toronto police say investigators collected more than 1,800 pieces of evidence from the apartment of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur , as part of what the force is now calling the “largest forensic examination” in its history.

On Monday, there were no more police investigators in anti-contamination suits, but a security guard kept an eye on the 19th floor apartment. The door to the apartment is still caked with dust — possibly from an attempt to find fingerprints.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and are asking anyone with information about the case to contact them.

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