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Missing Surrey teen victim of Vancouver homicide

Missing 18-year-old Sachdeep Singh Dhoot of Surrey has been found dead in Vancouver.
Missing 18-year-old Sachdeep Singh Dhoot of Surrey has been found dead in Vancouver. Surrey RCMP handout

A missing Surrey teen has been identified as the victim of a homicide in Vancouver.

Sachdeep Singh Dhoot of Surrey was reported missing by Surrey RCMP on Jan. 9.

The 18-year-old was thought to be driving a 2004 Pontiac Sunfire.

On Jan. 18, Vancouver police were called to the area of Fairmont Street and Vanness Avenue just after 3 p.m. to investigate the discovery of a stolen vehicle.

Officers found Dhoot’s body in the trunk of the vehicle.

READ MORE: Vancouver police investigating after body discovered in East Vancouver

Police say based on the information so far, this does not appear to be a random murder.

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Anyone with information about this murder is asked to contact investigators at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.