A man has been charged in connection to the Dec. 7 stabbing of Harpreet Kaur Gill, 40, in Newton.
Navinder Gill, 40, the victim’s husband, has been charged with second-degree murder.
On Dec. 7, Surrey RCMP, firefighters and an ambulance responded to the stabbing at 9:22 p.m., in the 12700 block of 66 Avenue. Harpreet Kaur Gill, 40, died in hospital after suffering multiple stab wounds, police say.
Navinder Gill was arrested at the scene and was later released while Surrey RCMP and the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) gathered evidence.
Gill was arrested again on Thursday (Dec. 15), and then on Friday (Dec. 16), he was charged.
Sgt. Timothy Pierotti, spokesman for the IHIT, held a press conference Friday (Dec. 9).
“The suspect and the victim had no negative police contact in the past.”