Police investigating after human remains found inside vehicle in Burnaby

Jul 30 2020, 10:01 am

Police are investigating after human remains were found inside a vehicle in Burnaby on Wednesday.

According to Burnaby RCMP, the investigating began when officers were called to the 5000-block of Thorne Avenue for a report that human remains had been located in a vehicle.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) was also called in and will be working   in partnership with Burnaby RCMP to investigate, police said.

At this point, investigators said that based on the evidence thus far, they don’t believe the incident is random, and don’t believe there is any danger to the general public.

As the investigation continues, police said they are currently in the evidence gathering phase, and as such said no further information will be provided at this time.

In the meantime, anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call IHIT at  1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or  contact them via email.

Thise who wish to leave an anonymous tip can do so by contacting Crimestoppers  at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by leaving a tip online.

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