Alleged Serial Killer In Toronto Now Faces 6th First Degree Murder Charge

Posted on Saturday, February 24, 2018 11:49 AM

Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur is now facing a sixth charge of first degree murder, according to an update from the Toronto Police Service.

Detective Sergeant Hank Idsinga says they identified 40-year old Skandaraj Navaratnam as the third victim out of the remains of six people found in planters at a home in Toronto.

"There are several ways of identifying remains in a case such as this, including fingerprints, dental records, and DNA analysis," says Idsinga. "The first individual was identified through fingerprints, the next two were identified through dental records."

They've identified three people out of the six different human remains they found.

"We are tracing [McArthur's] whereabouts as far back as we can go essentially, and seeing if we can link outstanding occurrences to his movements, and then see where we go from there," says Idsinga.

He confirms they are looking outside Canada as well, but would not release details as to which countries.

Idsinga says "there's multiple outstanding murder cases that we're looking at, I can't get into numbers."

However, that's not all they're investigating as there are "hundreds of outstanding missing persons occurrences that we're looking at."

Idsinga says DNA testing for the remaining three sets of human remains already discovered is underway, adding they expect to lay more charges against McArthur as the investigation continues.

The entire update from the Toronto Police can be found HERE.

(Photo Credit: Screenshot taken from TPS video.)