Ryan William Beauchamp

UPDATE: Son charged in fatal shooting of father in Newton

Homicide brings to 10 the number of murders in Surrey this year.

One man is dead and his son has been charged with his murder after a shooting in Newton on Tuesday.

On Aug. 12, police were called to a report of shots fired in the 14000-block of 60 Avenue at about 1:30 p.m.

When they arrived they found a 55-year-old Edward Allen Bezell dead at the scene.

His son, who shared the home with him, Ryan William Beauchamp, 29, was arrested and has been charged with second-degree murder.

Beauchamp is in custody and will appear in Surrey Provincial Court on Sept. 3.

It brings to 10 the number of murders so far this year, with one other homicide investigation of a death that’s currently classified as suspicious.

Anyone who has information is asked to contact Integrated Homicide Investigation Team at 1-877-551-4448 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.



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