Body found in abandoned home in Abbotsford

Aug 20 2017, 12:20 am

Police in Abbotsford are investigating after a body was discovered in an abandoned home late Friday night.

According to a release, officers attended to a residence at 11:30 pm in the 1400 block of McCallum Road, located in an agricultural area near the University of the Fraser Valley campus.

When they arrived, they found a home in poor condition – it was unsecured, in a state of disarray, and without power.

The home was searched, and the body of a deceased person – in an advanced stage of decomposition – was found in the bedroom.

“The APD’s Major Crime Unit and the Coroner will be working to determine the cause of death and the direction of this investigation,” reads the release.

Few details are available at this time.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Abbotsford Police Department’s Major Crime Unit at 604-859-5225 or Crime Stoppers’ anonymous hotline at 1-800-222-8477.

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