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Latest Surrey murder was a targeted attack: Police
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has identified the male body found yesterday in the 12300 block of Colebrook Road In Surrey.
Police say the victim found near a ditch Monday morning was 26-six-year old Jaskaran Singh Sandhu of the Lower Mainland.
"Mr. Sandhu was known to police and the victim of a targeted attack," said IHIT Cpl. Adam MacIntosh. "Investigators continue to search for the motive behind his killing, including the possibility of being gang-related."
Investigators will remain at the scene on Colebrook Road for the remainder of Tuesday.
The killing was Surrey's fifth murder in a month.
At least two of the previous shootings were gang-related.