Possible hit-and-run in Maple Ridge after body found in ditch
Cause of death not known, but police say hit-and-run suspected
Ridge Meadows RCMP say a body found in a ditch shortly after 2:20 p.m. PT Wednesday may have been the victim of a hit-and-run accident.
Spokesman Dan Herbranson says police can't confirm it, but have "good suspicion" based on the evidence.
The body was found on the north side of the Lougheed Highway at 280 Street.
The RCMP has called in its Integrated Crash, Analyst, Reconstructionist Section (ICARS) to assist in the investigation.
The B.C. Coroner’s Service has also been notified.
Cause of death has not been officially determined.
With files from Dana Kelly