Richmond RCMP Investigating Discovery of a Body

Richmond

2017-01-11 01:44 PST

Shortly before 9:30 pm on January 10th, 2017, Richmond RCMP officers responded to the 7000 block of Ash Street after receiving several reports of gun shots.

As multiple officers secured the area, a deceased male was discovered inside the cabin of a late model Jeep sport utility vehicle.

This does not appear to be a random act.

The surrounding area will be cordoned off for a significant amount of time as police investigate.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has been contacted and has taken conduct of the investigation. They will be working in partnership with the Richmond RCMP.

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

Further details and media availability will be handled by the IHIT Media Relations Officer.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation please contact the IHIT tipline at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at ihittipline@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crimestoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)

Released by

Cpl. Dennis Hwang

Media Liaison Officer
Richmond RCMP
richmond.rcmp.ca
11411 No. 5 Road, Richmond, BC, V7A 4E8
Office: 604-278-1212
Cell: 604-765-5787
Fax: 604-207-4710

Email: dennis.hwang@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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