Paviter Singh Bassi, 21, of Brampton is Peel Region’s eighth homicide of 2018

INVESTIGATORS from the Peel Regional Police’s Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau are investigating the eighth homicide of 2018 which has claimed the life of Paviter Singh Bassi, 21, of Brampton.

On Monday (March 19), at approximately 5:50 p.m., officers responded to reports of an assault taking place in the area of Sandalwood Parkway East and Cedarcliff Trail in the City of Brampton. Upon arrival, officers located the victim suffering from life-threatening injuries.  The victim was rushed to a Toronto area trauma centre.

(Ontario media reports said two men were beating another man with sticks and the victim suffered life-threatening head injuries.)

Investigators are appealing for witnesses, dash-cam video, surveillance video, or anyone who may have information concerning this investigation to contact Peel Regional Police Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121 Ext 3205. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting