Toronto police appeal for witnesses after woman’s body found in garbage bag
Police have confirmed that a body found in a garbage bag in east Toronto on Monday is that of a woman. In an update Tuesday evening, Det. sergeant. Christopher Ruhl of the Toronto Police Homicide Unit said the body was discovered “with signs of dismemberment” in Leslieville. Police were called to the area of Eastern and Berkshire Avenues on Monday after a member of the public discovered a body in a trash bag. . The call was received around 1:30 p.m. “Contact the police if you saw anyone in this area pushing a collapsible shopping cart filled with what appears to be (a) black trash bag,” Ruhl said. Ruhl said the shopping cart was a collapsible cart. wire cart. The story continues under the ad He also asked drivers in the area who may have dash cam footage to come forward. Police said the body was found on the south side of Eastern Avenue. Ruhl said witnesses may have been in the area and had “seen or heard something relevant” without realizing it. Police have already collected “extensive” video evidence from the public which officers are examining. 2:12Police investigate after body found in bag in Leslieville Police investigate after body found in bag in Leslieville The victim was described as a fair-skinned female, approximately five feet two inches tall. Police said she weighed approximately 118 pounds with short, dark, shoulder-length hair. His ethnicity has not been identified. Police said they would release images of “a distinct design and color” of her fingernails and toenails. its next of kin,” Ruhl said. © 2022 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.