Man wanted in 2012 Mississauga murder extradited from the UK

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Haldane Smithen-Davis, a 36 year-old male from Toronto, wanted in connection with a Mississauga murder investigation was extradited from the United Kingdom to Canada on Thursday. Smithen-Davis is being held for a bail hearing and was appearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on Friday, May 27.

Investigators from the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau of the Peel Regional Police are continuing to investigate the murder of a young male that took place at a residence in Mississauga, in 2012,.

On Friday, December 7, 2012, at approximately 12:25 a.m., police responded to a 911 call from a homeowner on Corkstone Glade in Mississauga, reporting that three males, including two that were armed, had broken into their home. Upon arrival, police located a male, who was pronounced dead as a result of a gunshot wound, and there was evidence that an altercation had taken place.

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One suspect surrenders

The three culprits had been confronted by the homeowner, and a struggle ensued, resulting in the death of the young male.  The deceased was identified as Ibrahim Abukar, a 22 year-old resident of Toronto. After a lengthy investigation, police have identified two suspects responsible for the home invasion and the death of Ibrahim .

On January 25th, 2016, 42 year-old Jason Hamilton of Mississauga turned himself into police and was charged with manslaughter. He was released on bail and is awaiting trial.

Haldane Smithen-Davis, the 36 year-old male from Toronto, was arrested in the United Kingdom on September 17, 2015, for the offence of Break and Enter with Intent to Commit Robbery with a Firearm.

Peel Regional Police has thanked t members of the Somalian Community for their assistance in this investigation.

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If anyone has information with respect to this incident, they are urged to call investigators in the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3205.  Anonymous tips can also be submitted via Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or – CINEWS

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