2019 Christmas Eve homicide investigation continues

North Cowichan\Duncan, Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit

2020-12-24 07:54 PST

One year after a double homicide in Duncan BC on December 24th 2019, the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit (VIIMCU) continues their investigation, and is again asking for the publics assistance.
(read original news release here).

On December 24, 2019, just before 11 p.m., North Cowichan / Duncan RCMP were called to an assault in the area of Trunk Road and Canada Ave. Upon arrival officers located a man and woman, both of whom were injured. They were transported to hospital where the man succumbed to his injuries. The woman ultimately died from her injuries several days later in hospital.

Since the beginning of the investigation there were indicators this was a targeted attack, and it’s believed there is still no risk to the public says Sergeant Jason Kerr, Acting Non Commissioned Officer in Charge of VIIMCU, The VIIMCU team has spent the last year gathering evidence, speaking with witnesses and pursuing persons of interest. They have not stopped following up on tips in this tragic event

Police are continue to urge anyone with information to come forward or call the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit information line at 250-380-6211. Your information could be the final necessary tip needed to bring justice to these two victims.

Released by

Cpl. Chris Manseau

Division Media Relations Officer
BC RCMP Communication Services
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 6P3 - Mailstop #1608
Office: 778-290-3791
Cell: 250-413-7954

Email: chris.manseau@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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