IHIT called in as human remains found in vehicle in Burnaby

BURNABY RCMP frontline officers on Wednesday were called to the 5000-block of Thorne Avenue for a report that human remains had been located in a vehicle.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has been called in and will be working in partnership with Burnaby RCMP to investigate.

Based on the initial investigation, police do not consider this to be a random act and it is not believed that there is any danger to the public at this time, Burnaby RCMP said.

Police are currently in the evidence gathering phase and no further information will be provided at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).