Additional Arrest Made in Brampton Homicide

Region of Peel – Investigators from the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau have made an additional arrest in a murder that occurred in 2020.

On Thursday, August 13, 2020, emergency services attended a residence on Treeline Boulevard, Brampton and located the victim, Sangita Sharma, a 56-year-old woman, suffering from a gunshot wound.

As a result of a lengthy investigation, members of the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau charged Fiseha Girmay Habtegabir, a 19-year-old man from London, on Friday, June 4, 2021. He appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on June 5, 2021.

On June 23, 2021, a second suspect was located in Fort McMurray, Alberta, and with the assistance of Wood Buffalo RCMP, Malik Essue, a 23-year-old man from London, Ontario, was arrested for First Degree Murder. Malik Essue will be brought back to Peel Region in answer to the charge.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to contact the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at 905-453-2121, extension 3205. Information can also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting