Chilliwack RCMP seek public’s assistance in advancing investigation of male’s death


2024-02-26 14:50 PST

File # 2024-6169

On February 17, 2024 the Chilliwack RCMP responded to a report of a deceased male in a drainage ditch on Chilliwack Central Road between Prest Road and Broadway Avenue. The Chilliwack RCMP General Investigation Support Team has been working closely with the BC Coroner’s Office to identify the deceased male and conduct an investigation to determine the cause of death. The male has subsequently been identified and his name is not being released to the public at this time. The male was known to police.

The Chilliwack RCMP is now seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the driver of a red truck that was seen driving along Chilliwack Central Road on February 16, 2024 between 5 pm and 7 pm.

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We are treating the driver as a witness at this time and are urging them or the owner of the vehicle to come forward to assist us in advancing the investigation, says Cpl. Carmen Kiener of the Chilliwack RCMP. We are also seeking witnesses who may have seen the male walking along Chilliwack Central Road between Broadway Avenue and Prest Road during that time frame. The deceased male was wearing a black jacket, grey pants, and carrying a beige duffel bag.

If you have any information in relation to this incident you are urged to contact the Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or if you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Released by:

Cpl. Carmen Kiener
Media Relations Officer
Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment
Office: 604-393-3013


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