Charges Laid in Fatal Hit-and-Run in Mississauga

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Four people have been charged in connection with a hit-and-run where a 61-year-old woman was struck and killed in Mississauga last week.

The incident happened at 8:40 p.m. on Thursday, February 15. Layla Wilke, 61, was crossing Mavis Road in the area of Knotty Pine Grove when she was hit by a car.

Wilke suffered major injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The vehicle, a small white car, did not remain on the scene.

On Saturday February 17 just before 7 p.m., police say that Satchithanantha Vaithilingam, a 60-year-old male from Brampton, surrendered to police at 22 division. The suspect, who police also say was the driver, has been charged with fail to remain causing death.

The suspect will answer to his charge on March 12.

Hivissa Satchitananthan, a 25-year-old woman from Brampton, Shajeetha Satchitananthan, a 28-year-old woman from Brampton, and Gowtham Satkunarajah, a 28-year-old male from Brampton, have each been charged with accessory after the fact.

The suspects will respond to their charges on March 26.

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