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Neveah Tucker, 4, Identified As Young Girl Whose Remains Found In Rosedale Dumpster Last Year

The Toronto Police Service has identified the young girl in a human remains investigation. 

On Monday, May 2, 2022, at 4:46 p.m., police responded to a call in the Castle Frank Road and Dale Avenue area, where they located the remains of a young girl in a dumpster at a construction site.

The young girl has been identified as Neveah Tucker, 4, of Toronto. 

Toronto Police have identified next-of-kin and the investigation is ongoing.

Excerpt from news release published on Tuesday, May 3, 2022: It is reported that:

  • human remains were located in a dumpster used at a construction site
  • the age and gender of the person has not been confirmed
  • the cause of death has not yet been determined

Excerpt from news release published on Thursday, May 5, 2022: A post mortem examination was completed on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. As a result of the post-mortem, investigators confirmed that:

  • the remains are that of a young girl, possibly between the age of 4 to 7 years
  • the girl is described as black, of African or mixed African descent
  • she is 3’6″ tall, with a thin build, and has black curly hair that was sectioned in four short ponytails, two of which were braided and secured with black and blue elastic bands
  • she has all her teeth
  • the cause of death has not yet been determined

Investigators believe the remains were left in the area between Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 12 p.m., and Monday May 2, 2022, at 4:45 p.m. However, she may have been deceased as early as the summer or fall of 2021, or earlier.

Images are being released of two items of clothing associated to where the child was found in hopes that someone will recognize them and help identify who this little girl is. 

Excerpt from news release published on Tuesday, June 7, 2022:

  • Investigators have now released composite sketches of the girl. The sketches were completed by a Forensic Artist from the Ontario Provincial Police who provides this service to the Coroner’s Office.
Fabric item found with human remains, originally released to public on May 5, 2022
Blanket found with human remains, originally released to public on May 5, 2022
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