Man on trial for allegedly killing and dismembering ex-girlfriend

Guang Hua Liu.

Guang Hua Liu.

Terry Davidson, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 9:49 PM ET

BRAMPTON, Ont. -- A Toronto man accused of killing and dismembering his ex-girlfriend stared straight ahead when those in a Brampton, Ont. courtroom were shown a photo of a severed hand sitting in the Credit River.

Chun Qi Jiang, 42, is accused of killing Guang Hua Liu, who went missing on Aug. 10, 2012. He has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.

Witness Gary Watson, an employee with Mississauga’s parks department, told court Tuesday that someone in Erindale Park approached him on Aug. 17, 2012 after finding a severed hand in the Credit River.

Watson went to see for himself, and then called 911, court heard.

“(The hand) was positioned on a rock in the water,” Watson told Crown Brian McGuire.

The jury was shown several grim images, including one of the bloated and scared hand sitting on a half-submerged rock.

The trial continues.


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