The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team confirms they have been called to a Richmond, B.C., neighbourhood Friday morning.
RCMP said officers were first called to a home in the 22000-block of Rathburn Drive around 4:45 a.m. to assist in traffic control as a house was on fire.
Two people, who have not been identified, were subsequently found dead inside of the home, police confirmed.
Police tape is up in the area and the road is closed.
IHIT said they have now determined a burned black BMW SUV reported shortly after the fire in Richmond near 16 Avenue and 194 Street in Surrey is believed to be associated with the homicide.
“We are asking anyone with CCTV, dash cam video or information related to the homicide or the burned BMW SUV to contact IHIT,” Detective Lara Jansen of IHIT said in a release.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at email@example.com. Should you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
Police were called to a report of shots fired in the same neighbourhood on Feb. 1 but it is unknown at this time if there is any connection.
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