First degree murder charge laid in transport fire


Lambton OPP have laid first degree murder charges against a Brampton truck driver.

Early Sunday morning, Wyoming Fire was called to the Camlachie Overpass on Highway 402 for a burning transport. A news release from the OPP say the driver escaped however efforts to free a passenger were unsuccessful.

After an investigation by the OPP Crime Unit, the Fire Marshall’s Office and the Coroner’s Office, police have charged¬†50-year-old Sukhchain Singh Brar of Brampton with first degree murder in the death of his wife,¬†37-year-old Gurpreet K. Brar.

Sukhchain Brar will be in court in Sarnia today to answer to the charge.