IHIT Investigating death as foul play suspected

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new west police smallNew Westminster: New Westminster Police Department found a male deceased in a house at 1100 block of Nanaimo Street of the city on September 16. It was determined by first responders that foul play was a factor in the individual’s death, therefore, IHIT has assumed conduct of the investigation. At this early stage a motive is not known.

“IHIT is working closely with the New Westminster Police Department to determine what lead up to the victim’s death. We are currently canvassing the area, speaking with witnesses and processing the scene,” says Staff Sergeant Jennifer Pound.

Anyone that has any information about this incident is asked to contact the IHIT tipline at 1-877-551-4448, or if you wish to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.