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IHIT identifies Surrey homicide victim; request help to identify suspect

IHIT called in after one man killed in Surrey
Surrey RCMP were called to 124 Street and Old Yale Road in Surrey on Monday night. They found a man suffering from critical injuries and the victim later died on the scene. Jennifer Palma has more.

Homicide investigators are asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect responsible for a man’s death in Surrey on Monday night.

RCMP say they received a report of a disturbance in the 10700 block of 124 Street at 4:52 p.m.

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When police arrived, they found 30-year-old Andrew Baldwin unresponsive with critical injuries. Baldwin was taken to hospital, where he later died.

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The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken over the case, and are turning their attention to apprehending a suspect, said to have been wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and dark pants with reflective material around the bottom of his pant leg.

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IHIT had said the suspect may have suffered injuries, and was last seen heading northbound on 124 Street.

Police say the incident was not random, and is not connected to ongoing gang violence in the city.

Sergeant Frank Jang of IHIT is asking anyone with details of Andrew Baldwin’s activities before his death to come forward and speak to investigators.

He also urges any witnesses and drivers with dash cam video who were in the area of Old Yale and Scott Road to contact police.

Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551- IHIT (4448), or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800–222-TIPS (8477).