Death of person found inside crashed car in Richmond deemed a homicide

RCMP say they are treating the death of a person found inside a crashed car in Richmond, B.C., as a homicide.

RCMP say the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken over the investigation

Emergency crews respond to a dead person found in Richmond, B.C. Police are considering the death as a homicide. (Shane MacKichan)

RCMP say they are treating the death of a person found inside a crashed car in Richmond, B.C., as a homicide. 

Cpl. Dennis Hwang with Richmond RCMP said officers first responded to reports of gunfire just before 3 p.m. PT on Sunday on No. 2 Road near Granville Avenue  

They found the dead victim inside the crashed car near that intersection. 

Hwang said the Lower Mainland's Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken over the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call 1-877-551-4448 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 if they prefer to remain anonymous.