Fourth Arrest Made Following Murder Investigation in Mississauga

Published March 21, 2019 at 3:18 pm


A fourth arrest has been made in a murder investigation in Mississauga. 

According to police, on Monday, March 11, 2019, at 11:18 a.m., police were called to a commercial plaza in the area of Dundas Street and Cawthra Road in Mississauga for a shooting that claimed the life of a 32-year-old man.

The victim, Michael Deabaitua-Schulde, a Mississauga resident, was transported to a trauma centre with gunshot wounds.

According to police, on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, Marckens Vilme, a 28-year-old man from Montreal, was arrested and charged with alleged first degree murder.

Police also say that on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, Brandon Reyes, a 24-year-old man from Montreal, was arrested and charged with alleged accessory after the fact.

At the same time, a Canada wide warrant for first degree murder for Joseph Pallotta, a 38-year-old man from Montreal, was issued. On March 17, 2019, Pallotta surrendered to Montreal Police.

Now, on March 20, 2019, Marc Issa El-Khoury, a 26-year-old man from Montreal, was arrested for first degree murder while trying to cross the border into the United States from Champlain, Quebec.  

According to police, investigators are working on having the accused returned to the region to answer to the charge.

This investigation is ongoing, and anyone with further information is asked to contact the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at 905-453-2121, ext. 3205.

Information can also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting 

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