B.C. murder suspect has connections to Calgary, Edmonton, police warn

SURREY, B.C. — Police in British Columbia now say a man wanted for first-degree murder has associates in Edmonton and Calgary and residents in those cities are urged to be on the lookout for him.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says 27-year-old Brandon Teixeira remains at large but is believed to be somewhere in B.C.'s Lower Mainland.

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He is wanted for the Oct. 23, 2017 shooting death of Surrey resident Nicholas Khabra.

Teixeira is described as five foot 10 inches tall, 161 pounds, with brown hair and eyes, a snake tattoo on his left chest and a sleeve tattoo on his left arm.

When the arrest warrant was issued last week, homicide team spokesman Cpl. Frank Jang said Teixeira is "believed to be extremely violent and poses a significant risk to public safety."

Anyone spotting the man is warned not to approach him and to immediately call 911.

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