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Murder charge laid

A man has been charged with murder in connection to a shooting death in Oshawa this past summer.

On June 6, 24-year-old Kyle David Baker was shot dead at 134 Bloor Street East around 2 a.m.

Baker’s death was later deemed a homicide, the eighth of the year in Durham Region at the time.

On Wednesday, Durham Regional Police announced that a suspect has been charged.

Sahilan Surendran, 28, of no fixed address, is charged with second-degree murder.

Being as he is accused of murder, Surendran was automatically denied bail and will appear in court Nov. 2 by video.

Anyone with new information that would assist investigators are asked to contact Det. Horrocks and Det. McDermott (ext. 5418) of the Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520.