One person is dead following a stabbing in the Metrotown area Sunday morning.
Officers were called to the area around 11:40 a.m., said Burnaby RCMP. The victim was rushed to hospital but did not survive.
Paramedic equipment and first aid supply packaging could be seen strewn on the ground in a mall entrance.
There was a heavy police presence in the area throughout the afternoon, including a nearby apartment building on Dow Avenue near Beresford Street.
Police have not commented on a connection between the two locations.
Anyone in the Metrotown area between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sunday who witnessed anything suspicious is asked to contact the the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team tipline at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or email: email@example.com.
Investigators are also appealing for video shot in the area at the time.