Police to provide update on Bruce McArthur case today

Bruce McArthur

From left, lawyer Samantha Saunders, part of McArthur's defence team, McArthur, Justice Wendy Agnew and Crown Michael Cantlon are shown.

McArthur, wearing an orange prison jump suit, appeared by video in a Toronto courtroom Wednesday morning to be charged with first-degree murder in the case of Abdulbasir Faizi, an Afghan immigrant who went missing in 2010.

On Wednesday, lead investigator Det.

Abdulbasir Faizi, 42, is reported missing to Peel Regional Police, west of Toronto.

May 2016 - July 2017 - Police believe Dean Lisowick, 43 or 44, of no fixed address, was killed by McArthur during this time span.

As well as they talked about they're planning to take a look at 75 properties inside the Toronto area for any proof of various victims.

The 66-year-old self-employed landscaper is already facing six first-degree murder charges in connection with the deaths of six men with ties to the city's LGBTQ neighbourhood.

McArthur has also been charged with the murder of Majeed Kayhan, but investigators still don't know whether or not those remains belong to Kayhan.

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.

August 2017 - Police launch Project Prism to investigate the disappearances of Esen and Kinsman.

Idsinga said investigators needed to identify the man so they could pursue "possibles" with hopes that DNA or dental records would match up with found remains.

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. McArthur occasionally hired workers for his small landscaping business. Trying to determine why, his Muslim family accessed his computer and was shocked to discover he had been secretly going to bathhouses in the Gay Village and was on gay dating apps for older and large men. Project Houston was shut down 18 months later without yielding any results.

Police are delving into at least 15 cold cases from 1975 to 1997 to see if there are any links to McArthur. Police also remain on the scene of McArthur's east-Toronto apartment, calling it an unprecedented investigative scene. "We just don't know yet". He said police have received hundreds of tips, but have yet to identify the man in the image.

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