Suspect in Monday’s attempted murder in Langley arrested (update)

Thomas Charles Brydges

LANGLEY RCMP announced on Tuesday afternoon that Thomas Charles Brydges, the suspect in Monday’s attempted murder in Langley has been arrested.

Earlier in the day, Langley RCMP had announced they were seeking the assistance of the public to locate Brydges who is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant issued by Corrections Canada.

Brydges was arrested in Oliver, B.C. An officer working general duty in the area spotted him and recognized him from the bulletin sent out by Langley RCMP.  He was co-operative with the arresting officer and taken into custody without incident.  His motorcycle was towed in Oliver.

Police said the attempted murder investigation will continue and they will provide the details to the BC Prosecution Service for their consideration.

Brydges, 73, is a suspect in the attempted murder of two Langley residents on Monday (May 28) in the Aldergrove area. Langley RCMP were called to an RV Park in Aldergrove Monday night after a man and woman were injured quite severely, allegedly by Brydges. The woman remains in critical condition while the male was expected to be released from hospital on Tuesday.