Police charge two men in connection with Brampton banquet hall double murder


Published August 11, 2022 at 5:27 pm

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Robert Dallas, left, and Ezekel Vincent face charges in connection with a double murder in June. Peel Regional Police handout photos

An East Gwillimbury man faces second-degree murder charges in connection to a June shooting at a Brampton banquet hall.

The June 19 shooting at the Chandni Convention Centre, a banquet hall located at 5 Gateway Blvd. in Brampton, left two people dead. The incident happened around 2 a.m.

Kenroy Benjamin, a 28-year-old man from Bolton, died at the scene, and a second victim, Sheldon Taylor, a 40-year-old man from Whitby, was transported to a trauma centre where he later succumbed to his injuries.

On Aug. 10, police charged Ezekel Vincent, a 36-year-old man from East Gwillimbury, with second degree murder in connection to Kenroy Benjamin’s death, Peel Regional Police said.

Robert Dallas a 36-year-old man from North York was also arrested and charged with accessory after the fact to murder.

Both men appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton for a bail hearing.

No charges have been laid in connection to the death of Sheldon Taylor, and the investigation continues.

Anyone with information on this incident, surveillance or dashcam footage, that may have captured the moments leading up to, during, or after the incident should contact investigators at 905-453-2121 extension 3205. Or call Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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