Peel Police - Arrest Made in 9th Homicide of 2018

Posted on Monday April 09, 2018

Region of Peel – Investigators from the Peel Regional Police Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau are investigating the 9th homicide of 2018 which has claimed the life of a Brampton man.

On Sunday April 8, 2018, at approximately 2:15 p.m., officers responded to a call for a medical assistance at a residence located at Middleton Way and MacKay Street North in the City of Brampton. Upon arrival, officers located the victim suffering obvious signs of trauma.

The victim Valentino PAULETTO, a 46 year-old male from Brampton succumbed to his injuries.

On Sunday April 8, 2018 Homicide investigators arrested and charged John Albert LOPEZ a 36 year-old male of no fixed address for Accessory After the Fact to Murder. LOPEZ appeared at the Ontario court of Justice in Brampton on Monday April 9, 2018 for a bail hearing.  

Investigators are appealing for witnesses, Dash-cam video, surveillance video, or anyone who may have information concerning this investigation to contact Peel Regional Police Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121 Ext 3205. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting

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NR:     18-107

Inc:     18-0130536


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