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Woman dies after assault in New Westminster; homicide investigators called in

Last Updated Mar 11, 2021 at 4:01 pm PDT

Police at the scene of an assault on Princess Street near 2nd Street in New Westminster on May 2, 2021 (Ashley Burr, CityNews)
Summary

Woman who was assaulted in home in Glenbrooke North dies of injuries

Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken over the case

A 42-year-old man who was known to the victim had already been charged with assault

NEW WESTMINSTER (NEWS 1130) – Homicide investigators have been called in, following the death of a woman who was assaulted at a home in New Westminster’s Glenbrooke North area.

It happened at around 1 p.m. on March 2 at a home on Princess Street near 2nd Street. The woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Andywele Mullings, 42, was later arrested. Last week, police said they believed the man and woman knew each other.

In the days after the incident, Mullings was charged with one count of aggravated assault and one of assault with a weapon.

On Thursday, the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said the victim had since died of her injuries and that it would be taking over the case.

Anyone with information regarding can call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448).