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Man, 24, charged in death of woman found in Jane and Finch park

Last Updated Jan 13, 2018 at 12:37 pm EST

Virgil Jack, 31, was found stabbed to death in Derrydowns Park in Toronto on Aug. 19, 2017. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service

Police say a man has been charged in the death of a 31-year-old Toronto woman whose body was found in a park nearly five months ago.

They say officers were called to Derrydowns Park, near Jane Street and Finch Avenue West, on Aug. 19, 2017, and found Virgil Jack’s body in a creek.

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

Investigators a say Nicholas Johnson, 24, of Toronto was arrested on Thursday and charged with second-degree murder.

They say the man appeared in court on Friday.

With files from News Staff