THE Integrated Homicide Investigation Team on Friday identified the male murdered this week in Abbotsford as Nektarios Pardalis, 41, an Abbotsford resident and said it is seeking witnesses.
On May 31, just before 1:45 a.m., the Abbotsford Police Department (APD) responded to a suspicious circumstance in the 2300-block of Cameron Crescent. When police arrived, they located a male victim inside the residence that had died from injuries consistent with homicide. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) was called in.
Investigation has revealed that Pardalis lived alone, and was last seen at home at approximately 5 p.m. on May 30.
IHIT continues to work closely with the APD, and the B.C. Coroners Service. Investigators remain in the area of the crime scene as the initial stage of evidence gathering continues.
IHIT Cpl. Meghan Foster said: “While Mr. Pardalis was known to police and his murder was targeted, investigators are working to identify the motive. There remain many unanswered questions, and anyone with information is asked to contact police.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448), or by email at [email protected]. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
THE Integrated Homicide Investigation Team have joined an investigation with Abbotsford Police Department’s Major Crimes detectives after police found a dead male inside a residence in the 2300-block of Cameron Crescent. His injuries indicated it was homicide.
Police checked out the residence after receiving a report of a suspicious circumstance there at 1:45 a.m. today (Wednesday).
It remains early in the investigation, but investigators believe the homicide to be targeted.
IHIT said that at this time, the victim’s name will not be released. Should these circumstances change, the male victim’s name will be announced.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448), or by email at [email protected] Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).