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Surrey man sentenced to life in prison for stabbing death of wife: IHIT

Navinder Gill, 40, was charged with 2nd-degree murder in December 2022
Navinder Gill of Surrey was arrested at the scene of a fatal stabbing of his wife Harpreet Kaur Gill on Dec. 7, 2022. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

A Surrey man has been sentenced to life in prison for the stabbing death of his wife in December 2022.

Navinder Gill, 40, was sentenced Wednesday (Feb. 21) to life in prison and will not be eligible to apply for parole for 10 years, according to a release from the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team Thursday (Feb. 22).

On Dec. 7, 2022 police were called for a report of a stabbing in the 12700-block of 66 Avenue where they found 40-year-old Harpreet Kaur Gill in medical distress from multiple stab wounds. She later died in hospital.

A suspect, Navinder, was arrested at the scene and taken into police custody. He was charged on Dec. 16, 2022, and pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on June 22, 2023.

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-With files from Lauren Collins

Anna Burns

About the Author: Anna Burns

I started with Black Press Media in the fall of 2022 as a multimedia journalist after finishing my practicum at the Surrey Now-Leader.
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