Everton Biddersingh has been found guilty of first degree murder in relation to the death of his 17 year old daughter Melonie Biddersingh in 1994.
It took the jury of seven women and five men just four hours to reach their verdict on Thursday afternoon.
The teens charred remains were found stuffed in a burning suitcase in an industrial area of Vaughan in September 1994, however her remains were not identified for almost two decades.
Melonie weighed just 50 pounds at the time of her death and her body displayed evidence of prolonged and sustained abuse.
She had spent just three years in Toronto having arrived with her brothers from Jamaica, and had spent that time in an apartment in Parkdale with her father Everton and her Stepmother Elaine Biddersingh who faces her own first-degree murder trial in April.
60 year old Everton Biddersingh, who had pleaded not guilty to the first degree murder charge faces an automatic life sentence with no chance of parole for 25 years.
Official sentencing will take place on February 8th.