Man found guilty in 2020 Surrey shooting

Surrey, Integrated Homicide Investigation Team

2022-01-21 09:47 PST

File # 2020-0491

Robert Tomljenovic has been found guilty in the shooting death of Pritpal Singh which occurred in Surrey back in April 2020.

Surrey: On April 7, 2020 at 12:43 a.m., the Surrey RCMP responded to the reports of shots fired at the 8800-block of 138A Street. On arrival they found 21-year-old Pritpal Singh suffering from a gun shot wound.

On April 13, 2020, the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) with the assistance of the Surrey RCMP and the Lower Mainland District Emergency Response Team (ERT) arrested Robert Tomljenovic for the murder of Pritpal Singh. On April 14, 2020, Tomljenovic was charged by the BC Prosecution Service.

Trial commenced in October of 2021. On January 20, 2022, Robert Tomljenovic was found guilty of Manslaughter and Robbery with a firearm. The next court appearance is for sentencing.

This outcome was the result of the tireless efforts of our IHIT investigators and partners from the Surrey RCMP said Sergeant David Lee of IHIT, our investigators will now be reaching out to the family of Pritpal Singh.

Released by

Sgt. David Lee

Integrated Homicide Investigations Team (IHIT)
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, B.C. V3T 6P3
Office: 778-290-4554
Fax: 778-290-6102

Email: bcrcmp-grcencb@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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