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Homicide cops locate Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk linked to fatal Surrey townhouse stabbing

A black Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk.
A black Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk. Twitter/IHIT

Homicide investigators say they’ve found a vehicle believed to be linked to a fatal stabbing.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said Burnaby RCMP was called to a car fire in the 9000-block of Ashgrove Crescent near SFU about 2 a.m. on Friday morning.

Investigation revealed it to be the missing 2017 Jeep Trail Hawk that belonged to Leonard Ngo, a 20-year-old man who was fatally stabbed at a Surrey townhouse complex on Monday afternoon.

IHIT said the Surrey RCMP responded to 152 Street and 108 Avenue round 4:30 p.m.

They found one man suffering from stab wounds, who was then taken to hospital in stable condition.

Ngo later arrived at the hospital where he died.

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IHIT said both victims are believed to be related to the same incident.

Police have now seized the burned-out Trail Hawk, and will give it a thorough examination.

If you have any information, you’re asked to contact IHIT at 11877-551-IHIT (4448) or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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