21 Year Old Charged in Abbotsford Stabbings
Abbotsford, B.C. – A 21 year old male of no fixed address has been formally charged in yesterdays stabbings at Abbotsford Senior Secondary.
21 year old Gabriel Brandon Klein has been charged with Second Degree Murder and Aggravated Assault.
Police say the victim who died was a 13 year old girl, while the one who remains in hospital is 14.
The Integrated Homicide Investigations Team (IHIT) which is investigating this tragedy say evidence suggests this incident to be random, that the suspect is not believed to have any ties to the school or to the victims, or to the Abbotsford area.
Police say Klein is of no fixed address and has been known to frequent the Vancouver area since February/March of this year. Prior to landing in Vancouver he was known to be in the Alberta area.
Police are asking anyone that has had contact with Klein, whether it be social media, email, or face-to-face, to bring information forward to investigators.