Second homicide in Surrey this week

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Coworkers’ fight led to homicide

Surrey: IHIT says a fight between two coworkers in a Surrey basement has led to stabbing death of a man. The Surrey RCMP responded to a report of a disturbance in the 9300 block of 132 Street in Surrey and a 39-year-old man suffering serious stab wounds was found in a home located at above location late Wednesday night. He was rushed to Royal Columbian Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

It is city’s second homicide. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken over the probe.

Neither has a history with police and investigators are trying to determine what caused the violence.

Integrated Homicide Investigation Team spokesman Sgt. Adam MacIntosh says “In the early stages of the investigation this appears to have been a fight turned deadly.  IHIT is working with the Surrey RCMP to determine the circumstances leading up to the homicide.”A 29 year old Hispanic male was arrested at the scene and also taken to hospital with minor injuries and later released.  The suspect and victim are known to each other but are not known to police.  This incident is not considered a random act, related to gangs or criminal activity.  No persons have been charged at this time.

If anyone has information regarding this homicide please call the IHIT at 1-877-551-4448 or by email at ihittipline@rcmp-grc.gc.ca. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a tip on their website at Solvecrime.ca.