2nd man charged in murder of 56-year-old woman in Brampton

Peel Regional Police say a second man has been charged in connection with the murder of a 56-year-old woman in Brampton last year.

Police said on Aug. 13, emergency crews went to a home on Treeline Boulevard and found Sangita Sharma suffering from a gunshot wound.

She was taken to hospital in critical condition, where she later died.

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Police said that on June 4, 19-year-old Fiseha Girmay Habtegabir of London, Ont., was charged in connection with the incident.

Officers announced Thursday that a second suspect was located in Fort McMurray, Alta., on Wednesday.

Twenty-three-year-old Malik Essue of London, Ont., was arrested for first-degree murder and will be brought back to Peel Region, police said.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 905-453-2121 ext. 3205 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

–With files from Jessica Patton

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