Possible serial killer arrested for killings in Canada

Bruce McArthur, a 66-year-old Toronto landscaper, was charged with first-degree murder in the presumed deaths of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman

Bruce McArthur, a 66-year-old Toronto landscaper, was charged with first-degree murder in the presumed deaths of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman

Months after dismissing fears about a potential serial killer prowling Toronto's gay village, police said they arrested a man Thursday who they allege is responsible for the presumed deaths of at least two men who disappeared from the neighborhood.

Bruce McArthur, a 66-year-old Toronto landscaper, was charged with first-degree murder in the presumed deaths of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman, both reported missing from the Church and Wellesley streets area at separate times last year, police said.

'We believe he is responsible for the deaths of Mr. Esen and Mr. Kinsman, and we believe he is responsible for the deaths of other men who have yet to be identified,' Toronto Det. Sgt. Hank Idsinga said.

'In other words, we believe there are other victims,' he added.

Idsinga would not say who the other victims might be, but said police are aware of other men reported missing from the area. 

Members of the LGBTQ community were voicing concerns and pushing for answers last year in light of the disappearances of Esen (pictured) and Kinsman

Idsinga would not say who the other victims might be, but said police are aware of other men reported missing from the area

Members of the LGBTQ community were voicing concerns and pushing for answers last year in light of the disappearances of Esen (L) and Kinsman (R)

Both Esen and Kinsman were reported missing from the Church and Wellesley streets (pictured) area at separate times last year

A separate investigation, for instance, has been

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