Vancouver police make arrest in 2017 murder

Police found Maninder Singh Braich injured in a home near Prince Albert and East 49th on Feb. 9, 2017

Almost two years after his death, Vancouver police Wednesday announced an arrest in the 2017 murder of Maninder Singh Braich.

Just after midnight on Feb. 9, 2017, officers responded to a report of an injured man at a home near Prince Albert Street and East 49th Avenue. Braich, a 38-year-old Vancouver resident, was rushed to hospital but died a short time later.

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Media relations officer Sgt. Jason Robillard said in a press release that detectives from the department’s homicide unit identified 56-year-old Surjit Toor of Vancouver as the person responsible for Braich’s death. He was arrested and has been charged with second-degree murder.

Robillard said the two men were known to each other.

Toor remains in custody.

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