Surrey man facing charges after woman murdered in West Kelowna

Jul 27 2018, 7:16 pm

A Surrey man is facing charges after a woman was murdered in Kelowna this week.

According to police, the incident took place shortly after 7 pm on July 22.

RCMP officers were called to a hotel in the 3400 block of Carrington Road in West Kelowna for reports that a woman “may be in need of assistance.”

Upon their arrival at the hotel, officers found a deceased woman in a hotel room. A man was arrested a short distance from the hotel in connection with the incident and taken into police custody.

Now, 69-year-old Tejwant Danjou has been charged with second degree murder in connection with the woman’s death.

Police say the man and woman knew each other and were both residents of Surrey.

No further information has been made available at this point.

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