Vancouver police arrest man in connection with 2017 homicide

Jan 16 2019, 6:19 pm

Almost two years after a man died after being attacked at a home on the east side of the city, Vancouver Police announced on Wednesday that they have now made an arrest in connection with the case.

Just after midnight on February 9, 2017, police responded to a report of an injured man at a home near Prince Albert Street and East 49th Avenue.

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The victim, 38-year-old Vancouver resident Maninder Singh Braich was rushed to hospital, and died a short time later.

Detectives from the VPD’s Homicide Unit identified Surjit Toor, 56, of Vancouver, as the person responsible for the death and Crown Counsel approved a second-degree murder charge against Toor on January 15, 2019.

He has been arrested and remains in custody.