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California Sikh Family Murder: ‘American Dream Gone Wrong,’ Says Wife of Victim


The heartbroken widow of an Indian-origin Sikh man slain with three members of his brother’s family, including an 8-month-old infant, has remarked, “This is the narrative of our American dream gone awry.”

After being abducted on Monday, the bodies of Jasdeep Singh, 36, Jasleen Kaur, 27, their eight-month-old child Aroohi Dheri. And the infant’s uncle, 39-year-old Amandeep Singh, were discovered on Wednesday evening in an orchard.

The family was abducted at a place of business in Merced County, California; they were initially from Harsi Pind in Hoshiarpur, Punjab.

Amandeep’s widow, Jaspreet Kaur, said in a GoFundMe campaign. Her husband and his brother had lived in the US for 18 years and supported their families in California. And their aging parents in India.

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She stated, “This is the narrative of our common American ideal gone awry. According to the family’s gofundme website, “Our lovely family was viciously snatched away from us on October 3rd.”

Kaur said her husband regularly gave food to the neighborhood food bank and never skipped a Sunday Sikh temple worship. They had a boy who was eight and a daughter who was nine.

The two brothers were described as “the family’s main breadwinners (and) supported their elderly parents” on the gofundme website for the family. The appeal read. Jaspreet planned this fundraising event.

The accused murderer of the Sikh family has been taken into custody. He used to work for the family’s trucking company and had a protracted argument with them that became “quite vicious”. And resulted in a needless homicide, according to officials and a relative.

Authorities said they abduct from the family’s trucking company in Merce in central California. According to the sources, a portion of the abduction was seen on surveillance footage.

According to Alexandra Britton, a Merced County sheriff’s spokesman, Jesus Manuel Salgado, 48, officially detain late on Thursday on four charges of murder and four counts of abduction in the case.

Additionally, from October 6 to October 9, the city of Merced organized a candlelight vigil for the family every evening at 7 o’clock.


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