Police arrest suspect in deadly stabbing of Sikh man in US

first_imgWashington DC: Police in the US state of California have arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 64-year-old Sikh grandfather from India, authorities said on Sunday. Parmjit Singh was attacked in Gretchen Talley Park in Tracy around 9 pm on August 25 while he was on his evening walk. He died from his injuries. Anthony Kreiter-Rhoads of Tracy was arrested Saturday and charged with homicide in the death of Singh. Singh’s death shocked the city of Tracy and and members of the Sikh community. A vigil was held Wednesday evening to remember Singh, who had immigrated to Tracy from India three years ago and was an active member of the Sikh community. Also Read – Saudi Crown Prince ‘snubbed’ Pak PM, recalled jet from USDetectives from the Tracy Police Department on Friday presented evidence to a Judge of the San Joaquin County Superior Court, seeking an arrest warrant for Kreiter-Rhoads of Tracy for the homicide of Singh, police said in a statement. On Saturday, detectives arrested the suspect based on the warrant and also conducted a search of his residence, seeking additional evidence related to this investigation. There is no new information as to the motive of this crime at this time, but it remains a significant focus of the investigation, the statement said.last_img

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