21-year-old international student from India, Prabhleen Kaur Matharu, has been shot dead in a house near 102A Ave and 140 st.
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#RIP #PrabhleenKaurMatharu 🕯 . Young and full of life, she wrote on her #Instagram "My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some humor and some style." . The 21-year-old international student from India, Prabhleen Kaur Matharu, has been shot dead in an apparent case of murder-suicide house near 102A Ave and 140 st. . Prabhleen hailed from Chitti village near Lambra in #Jalandhar district and had come to #Canada on a student visa in 2016. She studied business management at @langaracollege in #Vancouver and was living in @thecityofsurrey . “My world has been shattered completely….She was very happy there and her mother, Manjit Kaur, had visited her twice in the past two years. Her mother had just returned three months back after staying with her for nearly three months,” said the father, recalling Prabhleen’s last visit to her native place two years back.
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Prabhleen hailed from Chitti village near Lambra in Jalandhar district and had come to Canada on a student visa in 2016. She studied business management at Langara College in Vancouver and was living in Surrey
In response to media enquiries about last Friday’s #IHIT investigation in #SurreyBC, we can share with you that the homicide victim was a 21yo female from India and the 2nd deceased was a 18yo male resident of the Lower Mainland. We are not looking for further suspects.— IHIT (@HomicideTeam) November 25, 2019
Due to privacy laws, we are not commenting on the names of the deceased as there is no investigative need to do so. No further information will be released at this time. We acknowledge the tragic nature of this case and our condolences go out to the affected families.— IHIT (@HomicideTeam) November 25, 2019
Just spoke to the father of 21yo murder-sucide victim, Prabhleen Matharu. He is upset to have very little information on her death and will be travelling to Canada to bring her body back to India for the funeral. More to come tonight on @OMNIpunjabi @NEWS1130 @CityNewsVAN pic.twitter.com/XyAcg0J1Cj— Amrit Gill (@AmritG) November 25, 2019
On Sunday morning, Prableen’s father Gurdial Singh Matharu received a call from Canadian police informing him that his daughter was found murdered. She was probably killed on November 21. She used to live with her friends in Surrey.
A foreign student from India has been murdered in Surrey on Nov 22nd 2019,her name was Prabhleen Kaur Matharu around 20 years s old. She shot in a house near 102A Ave and 140 st. Had work permit .Police have given this Sad News to her Parents. She was from village Chitti ,Punjab. pic.twitter.com/BhykrOsfs5— Harjinder Thind (@harjindersthind) November 24, 2019
“My daughter has gone there on November 14, 2016 and currently she was working full-time after completing her course in business management. Her room has been sealed by the police and we do not have any information about how she was murdered,” said inconsolable father, Gurdyal Singh Matharoo.
“My world has been shattered completely….She was very happy there and her mother, Manjit Kaur, had visited her twice in the past two years. Her mother had just returned three months back after staying with her for nearly three months,” said the father, recalling Prabhleen’s last visit to her native place two years back.
The mother said that the place where Prabhleen stayed was one of the safest places in the main city. The family now plans to visit Canada to speak to her friends to ascertain what happened to their daughter. Prabhleen has a younger brother who studies in Jalandhar. She had no enemies and had cordial relations with all her friends, said the father.
Her family now plans to travel to B.C. to find out what happened to their daughter.
IHIT and RCMP have not revealed any information on this case
An international student from India is being identified as the victim of an apparent murder suicide in Surrey. According to Punjabi media, 21yo Prabhleen Kaur Matharu was killed at a home in Surrey this week. Her parents are in Punjab and have been notified. @NEWS1130— Tarnjit Parmar (@Tarnjitkparmar) November 24, 2019