Man's death in Richmond suspicious, not random, say investigators

RICHMOND, B.C. — The discovery of a man's body in a Richmond, B.C., business is being treated as suspicious and has brought homicide investigators to the scene.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team was deployed Friday evening after Richmond RCMP were called to the business and found the body of a man believed to be in his late 50s.

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IHIT says in a statement the death is not believed to be random.

IHIT says it is working with Richmond RCMP, the Integrated Forensic Identification Service and the B.C. Coroner’s Service to gather evidence.

The identity of the dead man has not been released.

Richmond RCMP was called to a business on Granville Avenue between St. Albans and No. 3 roads in Richmond at about 5:50 p.m. Friday.

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