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Arrest warrant issued for third person wanted in relation to Prabhjot Singh Katri homicide (update)

Emergency crews were called to a Truro apartment building on Monday, September 5 where they found the 23-year-old with serious injuries
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UPDATE: Truro Police Service has now issued a warrant for a third person wanted in relation to the killing of Prabhjot Singh Katri. They say 22-year-old Marcus Denny of Pictou Landing First Nation has been charged with accessory after the fact to murder.

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Two people have been arrested in last month's homicide of Prabhjot Singh Katri. 

Dylan Robert MacDonald of Valley, just east of Bible Hill, was arrested Thursday. Police in Truro have charged 21-year-old with accessory after the fact to murder, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and flight from police.

"On Friday, October 22 ,2021, the Truro Police Service arrested a second male 20 years of age from Pictou Landing First Nation for murder who is currently in police custody," said police in a news release.

Further charges are anticipated.

Emergency crews were called to a Truro apartment building just after 2 a.m. on Monday, September 5 where they found Singh Katri with serious injuries. The 23-year-old was rushed to hospital where he died.

The international student had been working as a taxi driver in the town.

"We recognize this was and continues to be a difficult time for those close to Prabhjot," said Truro Police Service. "We also want to acknowledge the pain that this senseless act has caused the entire community, and we understand that people have been very anxious and fearful."

"Knowing how important a quick resolution was, our investigative team worked tirelessly to conduct an extensive investigation," police added. "This work is complex and technical, and our end goal has always been bringing those responsible to justice."

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