British Columbia

Homicide team investigates after body found in vehicle in Burnaby

RCMP were called to an industrial area at Thorne Avenue and Meadow Avenue in Burnaby on Wednesday, after reports of a dead body inside a vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact IHIT

Human remains were found inside a burning vehicle in an industrial area in south Burnaby earlier this week. (Ben Nelms/CBC)

Burnaby RCMP officers were called to an industrial area at Thorne Avenue and Meadow Avenue in South Burnaby on Wednesday, after reports of a dead body inside a vehicle.

Police believe the victim was targeted and the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) is now working with Burnaby RCMP on the investigation.

"It is not believed that there is any danger to the public at this time," Burnaby RCMP said in a release.

Anyone with information is asked to contact IHIT.

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