Suspicious death of Vancouver business owner confirmed as homicide

Jun 27 2019, 5:34 pm

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Vancouver police have confirmed yesterday’s death of long-time businessman John Leslie McIver as a homicide.

Officers were called to McIver’s Appliance Sales and Service near Ontario Street and East 69th Avenue just before 8:30 am on Wednesday, June 26.

“McIver, 78, had been the owner and operator of the business for more than 50 years, and was well known in the community,” law enforcement said, in a release.

Police report no arrests have been made and VPD homicide detectives are continuing to investigate. This is Vancouver’s sixth homicide of 2019.

Anyone with information is asked to call VPD’s Homicide Unit at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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