UPDATE: Pair of arrests made in connection to stabbing in Mississauga


Peel Regional Police have made a pair of arrests in relation to a stabbing in Mississauga. 

At 2:21 a.m. Tuesday morning, PRP was called to Aquinas Avenue and Sebastian Drive where they found a man suffering from a stab wound. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

According to a report from PRP, the victim--24-year-old Christopher Birrell of no fixed address--was involved in an altercation with another man who is believed to have stabbed him.

After a thorough investigation, PRP has arrested 21-year-old Shayan Syed with second-degree murder, and 20-year-old Ayah Boutari with accessary after the fact to murder—both Syed and Boutari are from Mississauga. 

Despite the fact PRP has made a pair of arrests, the investigation is still on-going, and the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau is urging anyone with relevant information to contact them at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3205.

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