Toronto Homicide #50 – Police investigate the homicide of Varsha Gajula of Caledon

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Toronto police responded to a radio call for a Suspicious Incident in the Keele Street and Hillary Avenue area on August 25th at approximately 10:41am.

Police located the body of a woman who has been identified as Varsha Gajula, 41, of Caledon. Police said her body was located with obvious signs of trauma inside a suitcase. The cause of death has not been released, and The Homicide Unit has taken carriage of the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS.

On August 29, 2021, a number of search warrants were executed as part of the investigation. As a result, two men were arrested. Andre Bartley, 35, of Toronto, and Christopher Daley, 57, of Toronto, were both charged with Accessory After the Fact, and Indignity to Human Remains.

On Monday, August, 30, 2021, Carita Jackson, 37, of Toronto was arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder