Man found murdered in Vancouver movie theatre parking lot

Jan 19 2020, 10:08 am

A passerby discovered a murdered man’s body in a car parked at a South Vancouver movie theatre Saturday evening.

According to a Vancouver Police Department news release, the vehicle was in the Marine Gateway Cineplex parking lot, near SW Marine Drive and Cambie Street. The passerby found the body around 8:30 pm.

No arrests have been made, and police haven’t identified the victim. Investigators don’t believe there’s a risk to the public.

Movie-goers at Marine Gateway shared on social media that police officers were stopping drivers exiting the parking lot and asking for dashcam footage.

Marine drive mall with Cineplex cops blocking people from leaving parking lot. P2 cops have area taped off around cars. from r/vancouver

This is Vancouver’s second homicide in 2020.

Anyone with information about the killing is asked to contact the VPD’s homicide unit at  604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

 

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