Dumpster fire reveals the body of a deceased female


2017-10-20 09:09 PDT

File # 2017-39198

Langley, BC: On October 20, 2017, just before 6 am, Langley RCMP was called to the area of 20150 Langley By-Pass by the Langley Fire Department. In the process of extinguishing a dumpster fire the Fire Department discovered the body of a deceased person.

Langley RCMP Serious Crime has assumed conduct of the investigation.

The area surrounding the scene will be cordoned off for a significant amount of time.

There is limited information as to the cause of the fire and the identity of the deceased, Police will continue their investigation and engage the appropriate partners to assist.

While the identity of the deceased has not been confirmed, police are confident the remains are not those of the missing person, Kristina WARD.

Police are currently in the evidence gathering phase; no further information will be provided at this time.

If anyone has information that might assist with this investigation, they are asked to call Langley RCMP at 604-532-3200.

Released by

Cpl. Craig van Herk

Media Relations Officer
Langley RCMP
22180 48a Avenue, Langley BC, V3B 187
Office: 604 532-3209
Cell: 778 987-4931
Fax: 604 532-3365

Email: craig.vanherk@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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