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Indian student Karthik Vasudev’s murder in Canada: accused arrested

The Toronto Police in Canada have informed that the accused, who is believed to have shot and killed 21-year-old Indian student Karthik Vasudev, has been arrested. The accused has been

The Toronto Police in Canada have informed that the accused, who is believed to have shot and killed 21-year-old Indian student Karthik Vasudev, has been arrested.

The accused has been identified as Richard Jonathan Edwin (39) who carried out another murder after killing Vasudev.

Earlier on Thursday, 21-year-old Kartik was found outside the Glen Road entrance with multiple gunshot wounds. He was rushed to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Vasudev hailed from Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh and moved to Canada in January to pursue higher education.

Reportedly, the victim’s father has expressed concern over the motive of the killing not being known and he said that he would travel to Canada to follow up on the legal proceedings in Karthik’s case.

Meanwhile, the culprits’ second victim was Elijah Eleazar Mahepath (35), who was walking westbound on the north side of Dundas Street East near George Street, police said.

Ramer told the reporters that the suspect behind both the homicides was in police custody and described the incidents as “random attacks

First Published: 13th April, 2022 17:30 IST

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