IHIT called in to investigate suspicious death in Coquitlam

ON Tuesday, March 10, just after 6:15 a.m., Coquitlam RCMP were called to assist the Coquitlam Fire Department with a small but suspicious fire in the 4000-block of Quarry Road in Minnekhada Regional Park. When police arrived, they found evidence of a suspicious death. A woman was arrested at scene and is being held in custody.

The area surrounding the investigation will be cordoned off for a significant amount of time. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has been called in and will be working in partnership with the Coquitlam RCMP.

Police are currently in the evidence gathering phase so they will not provide any further information at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT Information Line at 1‐877‐551‐IHIT (4448) or email at [email protected]‐grc.gc.ca. Should you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1‐800‐222‐TIPS (8477).