Toronto cops identify 8th alleged Bruce McArthur victim

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Canadian alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur is now facing an eighth murder charge.

During this time, McArthur allegedly murdered Mahmudi, a man who lived in Scarborough with his wife and hadn't come out to his family; Dean Lisowick, a sex worker who struggled with homelessness, and Selim Esen, a recent immigrant with few friends.

Last month, investigators took the rare step of releasing an edited photo of an unidentified deceased man who police believe is one of McArthur's victims.

The 66-year-old landscaper is now facing seven first-degree murder charges for allegedly killing Andrew Kinsman, 49; Selim Esen, 44; Majeed Kayhan, 59; Soroush Mahmudi, 50; Dean Lisowick, 47; Skandaraj "Skanda" Navaratnam, 40, and Abdulbasir Faizi, 42.

On March 5, police released a photograph of a dead man which Det.

Idsinga said Kanagaratnam, 37, arrived from Sri Lanka in 2010 and was not on file as missing. Sgt. Hank Idsinga said at the time was a "last resort" to identify the victim, now identified as Kanagaratnam. In February, he was charged in the death of Skandaraj Navaratnam.

Police say there are no links between Kanagaratnam and "Gay Village" of Toronto.

Idsinga said investigators are looking into 15 other cold cases dating back to 1975, but have not found a connection.

Police say they plan to search at least 70 more properties where they believe the 66-year-old self-employed landscaper has worked. The dismembered remains of all the victims - except for Majeed Kayhan - were found in them.

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