IHIT has identified the victim and has laid charges in a deadly Abbotsford assault that took place Thursday night.
On arrival, Abbortsford Police found a 45-year-old woman with serious injuries and she died at the scene.
Today, July 28th, 2022, at 4:44 pm, Abbotsford Police Patrol Officers responded to an assault in progress at a residence located within the 2900 block of Eastview St. Sadly; a 45yr female died at the scene. A 48yr old man known to the female has been arrested. Public not at risk pic.twitter.com/ERkni9F4bL— Abbotsford Police Department (@AbbyPoliceDept) July 29, 2022
Police found a 48-year-old man at the scene and took him into custody.
IHIT is working in partnership with AbbyPD, the AbbyPD Forensic Identification Section (FIS), and the BC Coroners Service.
On Friday, 48 year old Inderjit Sandhu was charged with first degree murder in the death of 45-year-old Kamaljit Sandhu.
The accused and the deceased have two children, ages 16 and 21, who are now with their extended family.
"This was traumatic to all the family and neighbours," said Sergeant David Lee of IHIT, "support services and resources are being made available to all those who need it."
This investigation is ongoing and the matter is now before the Courts.