Peel Regional Police are investigating the region's first murder of the year after an early Sunday morning stabbing left a 23-year-old Brampton man dead.

Police responded to a disturbance call in front of a plaza on Dundas Street around 1:45 a.m. and found Jarvis Mascarenhas bleeding from a stab wound.

He was rushed to hospital, where he later died.

Police did not release any information Sunday about possible suspects as they continue to investigate.

Anyone with information about the stabbing is asked to call homicide investigators at 905-453-2121, ext. 3205, or call Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).