First-degree murder charges laid in 2008 homicide investigation

Aug 16 2019, 3:49 pm

The Calgary Police Service has just charged a Calgary man in relation to a homicide that occurred over 10 years ago.

34-year-old Brian Cheng was arrested by CPS officers on Thursday, August 15, in relation to the 2008 murder of Allan Teather, according to a release.

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CPS charged Cheng with of first-degree murder on Friday and he is expected to appear in court on Wednesday, August 21.

“All unsolved homicide investigations remain open and our unit continues to investigate these files in hopes of bringing justice to families of victims,” said Staff Sergeant Colin Chisholm in the release.

“No matter how much time has passed, we are dedicated to holding people accountable for these crimes.”

The release also notes that CPS has resources available for victims of crimes and those impacted by repercussions of crime such as the victims’ family, witnesses, friends, and co-workers in the form of the Victim Assistance Support Team.

More information can be found by calling the Calgary Police Service’s non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or by visiting the link above.

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