On August 2, just after 12:20 a.m., Surrey RCMP responded to a report of a vehicle fire in the 18700-block of 24th Avenue. When police arrived, the Surrey Fire Department had extinguished the flames. Inside the vehicle was a deceased female body that had sustained injuries consistent with homicide. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) was contacted and took the lead in the case.
The female victim was identified as Dhesi who was last seen leaving the family home on Tuesday, August 1 at 9 p.m. From the evidence recovered so far Dhesi’s homicide was not random.