Parminder Singh Brar and Simarpal Singh now charged with second-degree murder in Whalley assault

SURREY RCMP announced on Thursday that 31-year-old Parminder Singh Brar and 21-year-old Simarpal Singh have now been charged with second-degree murder as the 55-year-old victim of the assault on Friday night in Whalley passed away on Wednesday evening.

Both men remain in custody awaiting their next court appearance.

On August 18 at approximately 11:22 p.m., Surrey RCMP received multiple reports of a man walking around a parking lot with a machete in the 10100-block of King George Boulevard. While on route, police were updated that the man allegedly struck a vehicle with the machete and an altercation ensued with the two occupants of the vehicle.

Police located a man with significant life-threatening injuries. The victim was transported to hospital, where he died on Wednesday.

Surrey RCMP Serious Crime Unit took conduct of the investigation, identified and arrested two suspects who were charged with aggravated assault on August 19.

Through consultation with the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT), it has been determined that the Serious Crime Unit will maintain conduct of the investigation.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.