VIIMCU investigates homicide on Quadra Island

Quadra Island, Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit

2023-02-01 11:20 PST

File # Quadra Island RCMP file 2023-36 VIIMCU file 2023-813

The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit (VIIMCU) is currently investigating a homicide on Quadra Island, BC.

On January 16, 2023, the Quadra Island RCMP attended a residence to conduct a wellness check on a 39-year-old woman. Upon attendance, frontline officers located the woman deceased inside her home.

With the assistance of the Vancouver Island RCMP General Investigation Section and the RCMP Forensic Identification Section, investigators gathered evidence indicating the death appeared criminal in nature. Investigators believe this incident was targeted, says Corporal Alex Bérubé, spokesperson for the RCMP in British Columbia. The incident was isolated and investigators do not believe there are any further risk to the public. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the VIIMCU information line at 250-380-6211.
 

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Cpl. Alex Bérubé
District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
Island District
2881 Nanaimo St, Victoria, BC V8T 4Z8
Office: 250-380-6110
Cell: 778-836-8153

Email: alex.berube@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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