Victim identified in Sunshine Coast Homicide

Sunshine Coast, Integrated Homicide Investigation Team

2022-12-15 18:59 PST

File # 2022-1213

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) have identified the victim after human remains were located in a burning vehicle in Madeira Park, BC.


On September 28, 2022 at 1:13 a.m., the Sunshine Coast RCMP were called to assist the Egmont Fire Department after human remains were located inside a burning vehicle in the 15500-block of Sunshine Coast Highway in Madeira Park, BC. IHIT took conduct of the investigation and continue to work with the Sunshine Coast RCMP, the BC Coroners Service and the RCMP Integrated Forensic Identification Section (IFIS).

The burned vehicle has been identified as a white, 2016 Volvo XC90. IHIT is identifying the deceased as the registered owner of the vehicle, Shaun Hoole of Sechelt, in hopes of furthering their investigation.

 Photo of Hoole

(Photo of Hoole)

IHIT is once again appealing to the public for information that could help advance our investigation.

Investigators continue working to build a timeline of Mr. Hoole’s movements leading up to his death," says Sergeant Timothy Pierotti of IHIT. We are urging anyone who had contact with Mr. Hoole in the days leading up to September 28, who has yet to speak to police or those with new information to share, to please come forward.

IHIT is asking that anyone who has any information regarding the homicide who has yet to speak to police to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at  

Released by:

Sgt. Timothy Pierotti
Media Relations Officer
Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT)
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 6T3
Office: 778-290-5202


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