Police investigating after body found in burned-out vehicle in Surrey

Aug 2 2017, 4:09 pm

An overnight vehicle fire in Surrey has resulted in an investigation into what police are calling the suspicious death of the person inside.

At 12:20 am on Wednesday, Surrey RCMP responded to a report of a vehicle fire in the 18700 block of 24th Avenue.

Upon their arrival, officers found a body inside the burned-out SUV.

While details at this point are slim, police said the area surrounding the scene has been be cordoned off for a “significant amount of time.”

In addition, The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has been called and will be working in partnership with the Surrey RCMP.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or email at [email protected]

Alternately, anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers anonymously at1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or leave a tip online at solvecrime.ca.