BC RCMP Major Crime Unit investigating murder associated to bloody Ikea rug

Southeast District, Barriere, Kamloops City, Major Crimes Unit, Information Wanted

2023-04-03 12:48 PDT

File # 2023E-6206

The distinct bloody blue Ikea area rug that was recently turned into the Barriere RCMP Detachment and linked to a violent criminal act is now an investigation into the murder of Peter Daniel Casimir, a resident of the Kamloops area.

The Southeast District Major Crime Unit has conduct of the investigation and believe the murder of Mr. Casimir was targeted and that no danger to the public exists says S/Sgt. Jason Smart, NCO i/c of the Southeast District Major Crime Unit.

Major Crime Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying any one who has had dealings with Peter Casimir this year, in particular March of 2023, in an effort to time line his movements and those he was associating with. Peter Casimir is known to have also used the alias of Jake Maserski. Investigators continue to seek any additional information the public may have with respect to knowledge of the Ikea area rug and its origin.

Peter Daniel Casimir

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Southeast District Major Crime Unit Tip Line at 1-877-987-8477.

Ikea <q>Ferle</q> 5’ x 8’ area rug (stock image)

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S/Sgt. Kris Clark

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