IHIT still trying to confirm Surrey homicide victim’s identity

THE Integrated Homicide Investigation Team announced on Monday that they have yet to confirm the identity of the man who died under suspicious circumstances in Surrey on Sunday.
Cpl. Meghan Foster said: “The male victims name cannot be released as investigators are working to confirm his identity. Pending the identification, a priority of our investigation will be to locate and notify his family.”
She added that the investigation remains in its early stages, and an autopsy is required to determine the male victims cause of death. Until more facts are established, the risk to the public, if any, remains unknown, she said.
at approximately 12:25 a.m., Surrey RCMP and paramedics located a male in distress in the 17800-block of 64th Avenue in the Cloverdale area of Surrey. The male later died and police suspect foul play. T
On January 7,  at 12:30 a.m., Surrey RCMP located an unresponsive male victim in a residence in the 17800-block of 64th Avenue and called for Emergency Health Services. Despite their best efforts to revive the male, he was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of death is not clear but foul play is suspected. IHIT took conduct of the case.
IHIT is working closely with the Surrey RCMP, the Integrated Forensic Identification Section, and the BC Coroners Service.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448), or email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca. Should you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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