IHIT investigating homicide of Rajwinder Bains

Surrey, Integrated Homicide Investigation Team

2019-02-21 14:31 PST

File # 2019-130

Photo of Rajwinder BAINSPhoto of Rajwinder BAINS at TD Bank

Surrey: The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) is requesting public assistance to further its investigation into the death of a Surrey woman.
On January 23, 2019, the family of 38-year-old Rajwinder Bains reported her missing to the Surrey RCMP and a missing person’s investigation was initiated. Investigators conducted extensive ground searches, spoke to multiple people, and conducted area canvassing for video surveillance.

During the course of the investigation, Ms. Bains’ body was discovered and her death is now being investigated as a homicide. IHIT has conduct of the investigation.

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

IHIT is exploring all avenues of investigation into Ms. Bains’ death, says Corporal Frank Jang of IHIT. Detectives continue to pursue leads that may answer the many questions remaining and are urging anyone with information to come forward.

Ms. Bains was last seen leaving a TD Canada Trust bank in the 5600-block of 152 Street in Surrey at approximately 9:30 a.m. on January 7, 2019 (photograph attached).

Anyone with information is asked to contact 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).

There are no further details available at this time.

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Cpl. Frank Jang

Media Relations Officer
Integrated Homicide Investigation Team
Mailstop 508/509 14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC, V3T 6P3
Office: 778-290-4876
Cell: 604-557-8529

Email: Frank.Jang@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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