ON Tuesday, July 20, at approximately 7 p.m., Langley RCMP were called to the 8200-block of 197 Street after a report of a vehicle fire was received. Once the fire was extinguished, a body was located inside the burned red Ford F-150 pickup.
The area surrounding the scene will be cordoned off for a significant amount of time.
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has assumed conduct of the investigation and has not determined at this time if the event is linked to the Lower Mainland Gang Conflict.
Additionally, investigators ask motorists in the area to review any dash camera footage to see if they may have captured events connected to this incident. If you do have relevant video, call the IHIT Information Line.
Police are currently in the evidence gathering phase.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.