Surrey, British Columbia – The family of Aisha Harouya, a 21-year-old woman whose life was tragically cut short, is reaching out to the public for assistance in solving her murder. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has been investigating her death for almost a year and a half since her body was discovered in a parking lot in Surrey. According to IHIT and the BC Coroners Service, her death was the result of foul play.
Through their investigation, homicide detectives found that Harouya was last seen alive in the area of 100 Avenue and Whalley Boulevard in Surrey on July 24, 2022. Her family made an emotional appeal to the public for witnesses to come forward on Tuesday, January 9.
In the plea for help, Harouya’s mother, Ashni Ram, expressed the devastating impact of losing her daughter. She painted a picture of the young woman’s life, describing her love for animals and her dreams of becoming a makeup artist and moving to Los Angeles. Ram shared a two-page letter online, urging anyone with information about her daughter’s whereabouts on July 23rd and 24th to come forward to help bring closure and peace to their family.
The family’s appeal highlights the anguish and heartbreak that loss leaves in its wake, as well as the ongoing struggle for justice. With their call for witnesses and information, they are seeking closure and pushing to end violence against women, emphasizing the need for the community’s assistance in achieving justice for Aisha Harouya.
As the investigation continues, the family’s plea serves as a reminder of the impact of violent crime on the loved ones left behind. It is a call to action for the community to come together and support efforts to bring closure and justice to the family of Aisha Harouya.