Surrey RCMP responded to an assault in progress in the 16300 block of 88 Avenue at 2 p.m. on Dec. 18.
According to the Integrated Homicide Investigation team (IHIT), who are now leading the investigation, Sandhu was able to get away from his attacker and seek help from a nearby residence. He was then taken to a hospital, but succumbed to his injuries soon after.
The suspect fled the scene and police say no arrests have yet been made.
IHIT will provide more information at a press conference at 5 p.m. PT.
More to come