June 3, 2014 3:45 pm
Updated: June 3, 2014 5:52 pm

Police charge 27-year-old following homicide in Ashcroft

Shane Takeshi Gyoba


VANCOUVER – A 27-year-old Ashcroft man is now facing murder charges after a body was found in a home Monday morning.

RCMP responded to a disturbance at a home in the 600-block of Cedar Street at about 9:30 a.m. and discovered the body.

Shane Takeshi Gyoba has been taken into custody, charged with second degree murder.

He is scheduled to appear in Kamloops Provincial Court Tuesday afternoon.

The RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit and Ashcroft RCMP continue to investigate and ask that anyone with any information contact the Ashcroft RCMP at 250-453-2216 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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