16-year-old youth commits suicide after slaying girlfriend

MISSISSAUGA – A 16-year-old youth committed suicide after murdering a young woman last Friday.

Detectives who were called to the scene found the youth critically injured lying on Highway 401 at Mavis Road.

After further investigation, the dead body of the young woman was found in a nearby field whom police identified as belonging to 17-year-old Kiranjit Nijjar of Mississauga.

Police have confirmed that the youth, whose name has not been released, was the sole suspect in Nijjar’s murder.. He died of injuries in hospital on Sunday.

Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to call Peel Regional Police Communications at (905) 453-3311, or the Homicide and Missing Person’s Bureau, at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3205.

Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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2 Comments for “16-year-old youth commits suicide after slaying girlfriend”

  1. What I find disgusting is that the police aren’t releasing the murderer’s name, but they have no problem releasing the identity of the person he murdered.

  2. Honestly Vancouverite… get your facts right.
    They were never in a relationship. They were just friends.
    Why can’t the media do anything right?

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