Body located in burnt-out vehicle in Maple Ridge

ON Thursday, November 24 at approximately 11:15 p.m., Ridge Meadows frontline officers responded to a report of a vehicle fully engulfed in flames at the 14300 block of 256 Street. Maple Ridge Fire Department was on scene to extinguish the fire. In the subsequent search of the vehicle, a body was located.

It is still in the early stages of the investigation and the Ridge Meadows RCMP say they will be working with the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT). It is unknown at this time if this is related to the Lower Mainland Gang Conflict.

Police are looking for any witnesses who saw or heard anything relating to this incident. If you have dash camera footage from Maple Ridge on November 24 between 10 p.m. and midnight and have not spoken with police, you are requested to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-4448 or email at