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Brampton man arrested on Canada-wide warrant in connection with Dimarjio Jenkins homicide

A Peel police vehicle is seen in this file photo. Isaac Callan/Global News

A Brampton man has been arrested on a Canada-wide warrant in relation to a homicide investigation from May 2020, police say.

In a press release, Peel Regional Police said the force’s strategic and tactical enforcement policing unit arrested a man from Brampton for “firearm-related offences in relation to the Dimarjio Jenkins homicide investigation in Toronto in May 2020.” Jenkins was a rap artist in Toronto who went by the name Houdini.

Police said the man was a youth at the time of the incident.

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Officers investigated a vehicle in Mississauga in the area of Eglinton Avenue East and Dixie Road last week, police said. Two firearms were found in the vehicle, according to police.

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Peel police said, “it was later learned that a 19-year-old male in the vehicle was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant.”

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