The murder case of Elijah Eleazar Mahepath has attracted the arrest of the killer, as Richard Jonathan Edwin was arrested with a cache of weapons.
Toronto police reported that, Richard Jonathan Edwin has been charged with two charges of first-degree murder for the “random” killings of two males in the city within 48 hours of each other.
39 years old Richard Jonathan Edwin was arrested and charged with the murders of two people, although there remains no information about him, and his reasons for Killing remains unknown too.
Kartik Vasudev was 21-year-old international student from India, when he was killed, and Elijah Eleazar Mahepath, 35, of Toronto, when he was killed too.
Richard shot and killed Kartik at the Sherbourne subway station around 5 p.m. on April 7. With many gunshot wounds, he was taken to the hospital, where he eventually died.
After the killing if Kartik, Elijah was shot many times just before 7 p.m. two days later near the intersection of Dundas Street East and George Street, east of Jarvis Street. He died in the hospital a few hours later.
And it turns out that Richard didn’t have any relationship with those he killed before Killing them
Richard Jonathan Edwin, a Toronto resident, was detained on Sunday night. He is charged with two counts of first-degree murder.
Investigators were able to correlate the two homicides using security camera evidence, tracing the suspect back to his home, according to the Chief Officer.
Officers discovered five loaded weapons “on the floor next to him” after executing a search warrant for Edwin’s residence, he added.
Edwin had no prior criminal history and was in authorized possession of the firearms, according to Ramer.
Security camera video, according to Det. Sgt. played a crucial part in the investigation. According to him, the footage was able to trail the suspect from his home to the scene of the shooting and then back to his home.
Jitesh expressed relief at the news of the speedy arrest and stated that the accused should receive the punishment he deserves for murdering an innocent person.