ROBERT Tomljenovic has been found guilty in the shooting death of Pritpal Singh which occurred in Surrey back in April 2020.
On April 7, 2020, at 12:43 a.m., the Surrey RCMP responded to reports of shots fired in the 8800-block of 138A Street. Police found 21-year-old Pritpal Singh suffering from a gunshot wound.
On April 13, 2020, the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) with the assistance of the Surrey RCMP and the Lower Mainland District Emergency Response Team (ERT) arrested Tomljenovic for the murder of Pritpal Singh. The following day, Tomljenovic was charged by the BC Prosecution Service.
Trial commenced in October of 2021. On January 20, 2022, Tomljenovic was found guilty of manslaughter and robbery with a firearm. The next court appearance is for sentencing.
“This outcome was the result of the tireless efforts of our IHIT investigators and partners from the Surrey RCMP,” said IHIT Sgt. David Lee. “Our investigators will now be reaching out to the family of Pritpal Singh.”