Police probe suspicious death in Metchosin

West Shore, Major Crimes Unit

2017-08-23 14:30 PDT

File # 2017-12591

A suspicious death investigation is underway following the discovery of a body today in Metchosin, BC.

On Wednesday August 23, 2017 at approximately 12:00 PM, the West Shore RCMP were led to a scene where they discovered a deceased adult male in the area of Malloch Rd in Metchosin.

The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit, with the assistance of the West Shore RCMP’s General Investigation Section and General Duty members, are now investigating this death where foul play is suspected.

This investigation is in its early stages. No further information can be shared at this time. Investigators would like to hear from anyone who may have information regarding this suspicious death.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online www.victoriacrimestoppers.ca.

Released by

Cst. Alex Bérubé

Media Relations Officer
West Shore RCMP
698 Atkins Avenue, Victoria, BC V9B 3A4
Office: 250-391-3348
Fax: 250-474-8970

Email: westshore_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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