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Police investigate suspicious death near Yale, B.C.

IHIT has 80 sworn police officers and 30 civilian staff, making it the largest homicide unit in Canada. Clayton Little / Global News

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has been called to an area north of Yale, B.C., for a suspicious death.

Boston Bar RCMP were called to reports of a body just off Highway 1 around 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Officers arrived to find the remains of a deceased person, Mounties said in a media release.

Police said the area remained cordoned off on Thursday while homicide investigators, the Hope RCMP and the BC Coroners Service investigated.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-IHIT.

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