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Homicide in Houston

The RCMP North District Major Crime Unit is investigating a homicide in Houston.

On July 2, 2020 at 4:30 a.m., RCMP received a report of a man in medical distress inside a residence located along Pearson Road. Front line officers and emergency medical crews rushed to the scene where they found a man suffering from significant injuries.

“Sadly the victim, a 30-year-old man, succumbed to his injuries at the scene,” said Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey, spokesman for the BC RCMP. “Investigators believe the incident was isolated in nature and that the general public is not at any risk.”

The BC Coroners Service has been notified and is also investigating the circumstances surrounding the man’s death. Due to the privacy of the deceased, his name will not be released.

The police investigation is ongoing at this time, being led by the RCMP North District Major Crime Unit, supported by Houston RCMP and RCMP Integrated Forensic Identification Services.

Anyone with any additional information is asked to contact the Houston RCMP at 250-845-2204.

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