3 suspects charged in connection with murder of 41-year-old Caledon woman

Toronto police say Carita Jackson was arrested Monday. Toronto police/handout

Toronto police say three suspects have been charged in connection with the murder of a 41-year-old Caledon woman.

Emergency services were called to the area of Keele Street and Hilary Avenue for a suspicious incident just before 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday.

After arriving on the scene, officers located Varsha Gajula’s body and the investigation was handed over to homicide detectives.

Investigators executed numerous search warrants as of Sunday and two men were arrested — 35-year-old Toronto resident Andre Bartley and 57-year-old Toronto resident Christopher Daley.

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Police said they were charged with accessory after the fact — homicide and indignity to human remains.

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Both appeared in a Toronto court over the weekend.

Police also said that a warrant had been issued for 37-year-old Toronto resident Carita Jackson. Officers announced Monday that Jackson had been arrested and was charged with second-degree murder.

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

With files from Ryan Rocca and The Canada Press


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