Bruce McArthur: Suspected serial killer charged with seventh murder

Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur faces seventh charge of first-degree murder

Abdulbasir Faizi is shown in a Toronto Police Service handout photo.

An assistant machine operator at a printing company, Faizi went missing on December 29, 2010.

In addition to the ongoing homicide investigation, there are a number of other related probes, including an internal investigation that a source says is related to a previous police interview of McArthur.

His is the fifth and final missing person case investigated by police in projects Houston and Prism to be positively linked to McArthur and confirmed deceased.

"We've quite frankly never seen anything like it", Idsinga said. "As of today our list has grown from 30 properties to 75".

McArthur was already charged in Navaratnam and Kayhan's murders.

Toronto police uncovered seven types of stays therein total, but far have only identified people belonging to Andrew Kinsman, Soroush Mahmudi and Skandaraj Navaratnam, " the Toronto Star reported.

Toronto police continue to be in discussions with various other police agencies, including internationally, about the investigation.

Police have identified the remains of more men suspected to have been murdered by alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur as they expand their investigation more than four decades into the past.

"I can now add that the pathologists have identified the remains of Selim Esen, Dean Lisowick, and Abdulbasir Faizi", Idsinga said.

Idsinga said Faizi's vehicle was eventually located on a residential street less than two kilometres from a home where McArthur once worked as a landscaper and where police allege he buried the bodies of his alleged victims.

On Wednesday, Idsinga also released an enhanced version of a photograph of a man believed to be another one of McArthur's alleged victims. McArthur occasionally hired workers for his small landscaping business.

Toronto police search a property associated with Bruce McArthur in the Toronto area of Leaside on Feb 8, 2018. Project Houston was shut down 18 months later without yielding any results.

Police are also still reviewing seven cold case files dating back to the 1970s involving gay men who were slain in Toronto's downtown core after leaving bars popular in the LGBTQ community. At least one set of remains has yet to be identified.

Toronto police Det. -Sgt. McArthur appeared by video during the session. "We just don't know yet", lead investigator Detective Sgt. Hank Idsinga said. He said police have received hundreds of tips, but have yet to identify the man in the image.

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