Dismembered Woman Told Friends She was Planning to Leave Canada
A single mother of three whose body parts were found scattered in Toronto-area waterways over the past week had told her neighbours she was planning to return to her native China.
Guang Hua Liu, 41, was reported missing on Aug. 11, one day after her friends dropped her off in front of a now-defunct spa she owned in east Toronto.
Jong Soon Suh, the owner of a dry cleaning business located in the same building, says Liu was planning to leave Canada just months after opening the spa because her former husband had decided to return to China.
Liu lived in east-end Toronto with an adult child. Police said two younger children lived with their father.
On Aug. 15, police found Liu's right foot in the Credit River, about 45 kilometres west of where she lived.
Her head and hands were later discovered in the river in the Hewick Meadows Park area. And over the weekend, two calves, a thigh and an arm were found in West Highland Creek, just blocks away from her home.
Investigators are not yet speaking about suspects, but they say they don't believe at this point there are other victims.