January 13, 2018 12:57 pm
Updated: January 13, 2018 12:59 pm

Man charged in August 2017 murder of woman found in Toronto Park

Police have charged a man with murder in the August 2017 death of Virgil Jack.

Global News

Toronto police have charged a man in the death of a woman whose body was found in a park nearly five months ago.

Officers were called to Derrydowns Park in North York on August 19, 2017 after a passerby found the body of Toronto resident  Virgil Jack lying in a body of water.

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In the days after her death, police released a statement saying that Jack, 31, had been stabbed multiple times.

Police said 24-year-old Nicholas Johnson, of Toronto, was arrested Thursday and charged with second-degree murder. He appeared in a Toronto court Friday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

With files from The Canadian Press

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