Peel police are investigating the homicide of Brittney Newman in Mississauga

Peel police Const. Danny Marttini said officers were called to the area of Ninth Line and Roadside Way, on February 9th at approximately 12:30pm on the report of a screaming woman.

Police arrived at the home and discovered 25-year-old Brittney Newman deceased, with apparent stab wounds, in a basement apartment. Police said a man and 2 children were also present st the time of arrival. The children were unharmed and are in care. The man was arrested and is facing a murder charge.

Police said that 27-year-old Abdiljibar Mahamoud, of no fixed address, has been charged with second-degree murder. Newman and Mahamoud had been in a previous relationship.

Investigators are asking anyone with information relating to this investigation, to contact the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3205. 

The 2020 Mississauga Homicide Victim List is available here