YRP dog helps investigation of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur

Bruce McArthur

Bruce McArthur

"We still have properties that we are searching, that long client list of Mr. McArthur's that we are making our way through", Gray said.

Det. Sgt. Hank Idsinga said investigators will likely return in the spring to excavate other areas of the residence once the ground thaws.

"We finished what we needed to do in the area of the backyard that we were interested in", Idsinga told the Post.

Idsinga confirmed more planters were removed from the property Tuesday "out of an abundance of caution".

Bruce McArthur
Bruce McArthur

The digging for potential evidence started late Tuesday afternoon.

"We extend our condolences to the families and friends of the victims of these horrific crimes", it said. Throughout the painstakingly slow process, forensic anthropologists are only able to dig centimetres at a time before potentially requiring further use of the heaters to continue to warm up the lower layers of soil.

Because the investigation has left Toronto cadaver dogs exhausted, Toronto police have turned to dogs on other forces, including York, Peel and the Ontario Provincial Police. When the dogs tire, their noses don't work as well.

But she said police will primarily now focus on looking through planters found at that property and elsewhere around the city.

Fatal Car Crashes Happen More Often Than Usual on 4/20, Study Finds
Organizers hand out free marijuana joints on Capitol Hill to mark 4/20 and promote legalizing marijuana on April 20, 2017. Cannabis retailers and 4/20 event organizations could also help by warning users not to drive while high, they said.

The 66-year-old landscaper is now facing five counts of first-degree murder in connection with the deaths of Andrew Kinsman, Selim Esen, Majeed Kayhan, Soroush Mahmudi and Dean Lisowick.

Toronto police have recovered the remains of at least six people and identified one of them as Andrew Kinsman.

Idsinga said last week that police only found human remains in the planters they confiscated from the Mallory Crescent property.

Authorities said one of those bodies has been positively identified as that of 49-year-old Andrew Kinsman, who went missing in June 2017.

Scientists discover new antibiotic family in soil
The researchers named the new antibiotic Malacidin as a short form of metagenomic acidic lipopeptide antibiotic-cidins. They hypothesized that the genes responsible for this "calcium-dependent motif" might be found in other compounds.

Weeks later, police laid three additional murder charges against McArthur in the deaths of Kayhan, 58, Mahmudi, 50, and Lisowick, 47. They are also running down tips that have come in from around the world.

McArthur, who was arrested by police in January, is due to appear in a Toronto courtroom via video link on Wednesday.

The game might be up as Instagram Stories tests screenshot notifications
Numerous introduced "new features" are of no use or kills the actual purposes Snapchat had been used for the past years. The petition aims to convince the company to revert the app to the 2017 version before this update.

Latest News