One year later: Investigation continues in North Delta homicide – BC News

Hit man kills the wrong person

Ian Jacques, Delta Optimist – | History: 367850

Delta police say the homicide of an off-duty B.C. correctional officer in a Walmart parking lot in North Delta last year was a case of mistaken identity.

It was on May 1, 2021 that Bikramdeep Randhawa was shot and killed.

The Delta Police Department’s Major Crimes Section conducted the investigation and over the past year has conducted extensive interviews and performed more than 300 follow-up tasks in an attempt to identify and charge the individuals. responsible.

DPD said in a May 3 press release that based on the evidence obtained to date, investigators are confident Randhawa’s murder was the result of mistaken identity. “Investigators believe Randhawa’s killers mistook him for an individual involved in the ongoing Lower Mainland gang conflict,” DPD said in the news release. “Investigators are confident they have identified the suspects involved in this murder.”

Police said the investigation is ongoing and DPD is working with other partner agencies to hold those responsible for the murder accountable.

“The investigative team or the Delta Police as a whole have not lost the tragedy of seeing an innocent person caught up in the senseless violence of the ongoing gang conflict that has claimed the life,” the Deputy Chief added. Harj Sidhu.

Delta Police would like to publicly extend to Randhawa’s family and BC Corrections that this investigation continues to be a priority.

DPD says its investigators know there are people with specific and valuable knowledge of this murder, and are asking that they or anyone else with information contact Delta Police at 604-946-4411 or s wish to remain anonymous to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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