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On November 30, 2013 Rostam POULAD-NOSHIRAVAN was shot to death at his home in North Vancouver. He was known as Rostam POULAD a ticket seller for events in the Persian Community.
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on November 30, 2013 POULAD greeted an unknown person at his front door and then returned a short time later with concert tickets. POULAD died from injuries he received as a result of gunshot wounds. There were a number of witnesses to the incident however the suspect still remains at large.
Neighbours reported seeing a male about 6 ‘ tall with an athletic build, short dark hair and wearing dark clothing, jog across the street and then get into a silver or grey import vehicle. It is believed this was a targeted attack however to date no witnesses have come forward to assist police.
[Daugter of Rostam Poulad]
If I told you that your father will be murdered on a Saturday afternoon at your house would you believe it? would your world turn upside down and never be the same again? Would you do anything to find out who is responsible for taking away the foundation of your family and robbing you the love of a beloved father, husband and grandfather?
Well, that is exactly what happened to my family and that is why I am here reaching out to you for your help. Our father, Rostam Poulad was a victim of a horrible and senseless crime. He was murdered on November 30, 2013 at our family home. The home where my sibling s and I grew up in. The house where many milestone events happened, like birthdays, anniversaries.
Rostam Poulad was a caring son and brother for 69 years, a loving husband for 40 years, and amazing father for 3 children and a fun loving grandfather for 4 grand kids. Grandchildren who will look at his picture and will only know of him though our stories. Rostam Poulad was the pillar of our family and we all turned to him for guidance and advice. he was actively involved in his children and grandchildren's lives. He loved his family unconditionally and did everything he could to provide us with the best in life.
Rostam Poulad was a very social person and loved to be surrounded by people. He befriended everyone and opened up his house to all. Anyone who knew him, knew that he loved being involved in the Iranian Community.
We believe someone in the Iranian community has some information about our father's death and we ask you to please come forward and help. Finding the murderer who did this crime will not bring back our father but it will bring closure to this nightmare that haunts us every minute of every day. Please do what is right and just. You can call the police anonymously. Thank you.
The Integrated Homicide Team continues to seek the public's help with information about the murder of Rostam Poulad. If you have information but wish to communicate in Farsi, we can have a Farsi speaking police officer available to contact you.
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[To remain anonymous, call: Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477. Emai: solvecrime.ca]
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