UPDATE – Additional Charges Laid in January Surrey Homicide – Andrew Baldwin is Brother Of 2019 Chilliwack Murder Victim

Surrey/Chilliwack – MAY 20, 2020 UPDATE – IHIT was released more information on charges relating to the murder of a 30 year old Surrey male, Andrew Baldwin.

On January 24, 2020, Jordan Bottomley and Jagpal Hothi were arrested by IHIT and later charged by the B.C. Prosecution Service with first degree murder for Andrew Baldwin’s death on November 11, 2019. 

A 21-year-old man has been criminally charged in connection with the homicide of Andrew Baldwin.

On May 20, 2020, Jasman Basran of Surrey was arrested by IHIT and charged by the B.C. Prosecution Service with accessory after the fact to murder in Andrew Baldwin’s death.  He will appear before a judge in B.C. Provincial Court on May 21, 2020.

“The evidence trail that our investigators have been following for the past several months has led to another arrest and a third man charged in the case,” says Sergeant Frank Jang of IHIT.  “The investigation still remains active as we believe we have yet to arrive at the end of the trail.  We continue to urge those with information to come forward.”   

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)

Baldwin’s brother, 27 year old Keith Baldwin was murdered in a Chilliwack parking lot in October 2019.

NOVEMBER 14, 2019 ORIGINAL STORY – The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) is calling on the public to assist its ongoing investigation into the murder of a 30-year-old man.

On November 11, Surrey RCMP received a call for assistance from a home in the 10700-block of 124 Street.  When officers arrived on scene, they found Andrew Baldwin unresponsive with critical injuries.  He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. IHIT has ruled out shooting but won’t say how he died.

Andrew Baldwin – Courtesy IHIT

The Integrated Police Dog Services was brought in to conduct a search for the suspect, who was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and dark pants with reflective material around the bottom of the pant leg.  He was last seen northbound on 124 Street from the scene.  Mr. Baldwin’s death was deemed a homicide and IHIT was then called in to take conduct of the investigation.

IHIT is working closely with the Surrey RCMP, the Integrated Forensic Identification Services and the B.C. Coroners Service to gather further evidence.

The investigation is still in its early stages and investigators are working to determine a motive.   

“We urge anyone with details of Andrew Baldwin’s activities before his unfortunate death, to come forward and speak to investigators,” says Sergeant Frank Jang of IHIT.  “We also urge any witnesses and drivers with dash cam video who were in the area of Old Yale and Scott Road to contact us, so we can ultimately determine those responsible.”

FVN has leanred that Andrew Baldwin is the brother of 27 year old Keith Baldwin. He was murdered in a Chilliwack parking lot in October.

That FVN story is here.

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

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