Update: Suspect in arson investigation has been arrested

Coquitlam

2022-10-09 10:42 HAP

Dossier nº 2022-26568

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Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

Coquitlam RCMP is advising the public that the 57-year-old arson suspect from October 7, 2022 has been arrested.

Coquitlam RCMP Front-line officers attended a Port Coquitlam residence after receiving a report that the suspect was at this location on October 8, 2022. The suspect was located and arrested without incident.

Coquitlam RCMP Victim Services has been engaged to support those impacted by this incident.

We would like to thank the public for their assistance in helping locate this suspect, said Media Relations Officer, Corporal Alexa Hodgins. This was a disturbing and potentially fatal incident that occurred in our community, and we are thankful to all who assisted in ensuring the suspect was arrested.

Coquitlam RCMP investigators are working diligently to determine the complete circumstances of this incident and the suspect’s alleged involvement before recommending charges to BC Prosecution Services.

Anyone who may have information is asked to contact the Coquitlam RCMP at 604-945-1550, and quote file number 2022-26568.

Diffusé par :

Cap. Alexa Hodgins

Agente des relations avec les médias
GRC de Coquitlam
coquitlam.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (en anglais seulement)
2986, voie Guildford, Coquitlam (C.-B.) V3B 7Y5
Bureau : 604-945-1580

Courriel : coquitlam_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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