Fatal overdose of Vancouver Island woman now considered a homicide

Nanaimo, North Cowichan/Duncan

2023-10-18 15:07 PDT

File # 2023-26617

Wendy Head

The Nanaimo RCMP Serious Crime Unit is investigating a fatal overdose of 52-year-old Wendy Head whose death is now considered a homicide. Head died in Nanaimo on March 7, 2023, at a residence located in the 2300 block of Autumnwood Drive. (picture of Wendy Head)

Since the initial report of her death, significant information has been gleaned which has led to recent advances into her tragic death, and the circumstances surrounding it.

Investigators are convinced that there are individuals on Vancouver Island who may have information on this homicide that can further the investigation, said R/Cst Gary O’Brien of the Nanaimo RCMP.

If anyone has information on the death of Wendy Head, please call the investigational tip line at 250-755-3257.  

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R/Cst Gary O'Brien

Media Relations Officer
Nanaimo RCMP
303 Prideaux St, Nanaimo, BC V9R 2N3
Office: 250-734-4088
Cell: 250-713-0701

Email: gary.obrien@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: nanaimo.rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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