Investigators carried shovels, lights and large bags full of equipment into the tent behind 53 Mallory Cres. Friday morning to begin excavating in search of human remains tied to alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur.
Elements of the Toronto police task force codenamed Project Prism have unearthed the remains of at least three different victims in the garden of a home in a quiet Leaside neighborhood.
Early Monday, police revealed the presence of an excavation team in the Bayview Avenue and Moore Avenue area, as they also detailed the results of what exactly the backyard has yielded to date.
One of Toronto’s best-known drag queens says Thursday’s arrest of a suspect in the murders of two gay Toronto men, with possibly other victims yet to be named, would not have happened without the LGBTQ community’s persistent pressure on Toronto police to solve these cases. Matt Coccia, who performs as Katinka Kature, was reacting to the announcement of murder charges against Bruce McArthur, 66, a self employed landscaper.
With the blessing of Mayor John Tory, Toronto can expect a new anti-black racism plan to take affect early this year.