IHIT appealing for information on Charles Klose’s murder

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) is requesting public assistance to help further its ongoing investigation into the homicide of Charles Klose in Chilliwack.

IHIT says its investigators have been diligently collecting evidence and developing a time line of Charles’ activities leading up to the discovery of his body behind a Chilliwack Scotiabank at around 11 p.m. on June 6. Investigators are releasing two photographs of Charles, captured from video surveillance footage on the day of his murder, in the hopes that they will refresh the memories of potential witnesses.

Photo 1 at approximately 12:45 p.m. near the Bourquin Bus Loop in Abbotsford (see photo above)

Photo 2 at approximately 3:30 p.m. near the Chilliwack Court House (see photo below)

“We have spoken to people who knew Charles and they have described him as a gentle man,” says IHIT Sgt. Frank Jang. “We are asking the community to take a careful look at the new images of Charles and to contact us if you remember seeing him, particularly between 2 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 6.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.  Should you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).