The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team, (IHIT) has arrested two men in connection with December 2, 2011 murder of Branson Sanders, 20, who police say was killed in Surrey in December 2011.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team, (IHIT) has arrested two men in connection with December 2, 2011 murder of Branson Sanders, 20, who police say was killed in Surrey. 19-year-old Shakib Shakib from Burnaby has been charged with second-degree murder. Sanders severely burned body was found in Burnaby. Police believe Sanders was killed at residence in the 18000-block of 55th Avenue in Cloverdale. Another man aged 19, also from Surrey is also expected to be charged with second degree murder, but Police will not release his name until the charge is sworn. said Sgt. Jennifer Pound of the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said IHIT is appealing for witnesses as they believe there were several witnesses within the residence at the time Branson was killed,” Pound said. “We are asking for those people top come forward and speak with IHIT investigators.” Anyone with information is asked to call the
The IHIT tipline is 1-877-551-IHIT (4448).