A Saskatchewan resident is facing a first-degree murder charge in connection with the death of a person reported missing earlier this month.
Warman RCMP received a missing persons complaint July 2 for Samandeep Jhinger, a 23-year-old woman.
RCMP members immediately began an investigation. Further information was received and on July 3, Samandeep was located deceased at a residence in the city. Her death was considered suspicious.
Ranbir Dhull, a 42-year-old Saskatoon resident, was arrested and has been charged with one count of first-degree murder under the Criminal Code, and has been remanded for a first appearance in Saskatoon Provincial Court on July 6.
Ranbir was known to the deceased.
An autopsy for Jhinger is scheduled to take place in Saskatoon on July 7.
Due to the ongoing investigation, Warman residents will continue to see an increased police presence in the area where Jhinger’s body was found.
The RCMP Major Crime Unit North is seeking any information the public may have regarding this investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Warman RCMP by calling 306-975-1670 or their local police detachment. Information can also be submitted anonymously by calling Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or leaving at tip online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.
The RCMP Major Crime Unit North continues to be assisted by Warman RCMP, Saskatoon FIS, Saskatoon Provincial GIS, Saskatoon Police Service and the Office of the Chief Coroner.