Police investigate at the scene of Surrey’s first homicide of 2020. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Early-morning assault leads to Surrey’s first homicide of 2020

Police say one person is in custody

One person is in dead and another is in custody, following an early-morning incident in Surrey’s Newton neighbourhood.

According to a news release, police were alerted to an assault in progress in the 7500-block of 120 Street just before 1 a.m. today (Jan. 2).

Upon arrival, officers located a deceased male. A second male located nearby was taken into police custody.

The death is the city’s first homicide of 2020.

Investigators with Surrey’s General Investigation Unit were expected to be at the scene “for unknown period of time,” the release, issued just after 2 a.m., notes.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

 

Surrey’s first homicide of 2020 occurred in Newton early Thursday morning. (Shane MacKichan photo)

(Shane MacKichan photo)

Comments are closed

Just Posted

Mounties raid Murrayville condo

The RCMP Drug Section searched a Langley condo unit

Dog kennel training for Fraser Valley inmates disrupted by COVID-19

Langley’s LAPS agency will lose a revenue stream and prisoners lose job training

ON COOKING: Berry good ideas from Chef Dez

Blueberries work well in sweet or savory dishes.

Langley girl’s S-themed suggestion picked for RCMP foal naming contest

The local winner will receive a photo of the foal that will be named Scarlet

PHOTOS: Otter Co-op opens in east Abbotsford

New grocery store hosts grand opening on Monday morning

Police issue warning after baby comes across suspected drugs in Kamloops park

The 11-month-old girl’s mother posted photos on social media showing a small plastic bag containing a purple substance

Collision results in train derailment just east of Golden

The derailment occurred Sunday night, according to a statement from CP

Missing Fraser Valley man’s car found in Harrison

Michael Denham has been missing since June 27

Lower Mainland woman says llama farming neighbour shot her 11-month-old pup

Young dog was on owner’s Maple Ridge property when it was killed on June 21

B.C. records 31 new cases, six deaths over three days due to COVID-19

There are 166 active cases in B.C., 16 people in hospital

B.C. highway widening job reduced, costs still up $61 million

Union-only project scales back work to widen Trans-Canada

Most Read