Homicide investigators suspect foul play after body found in Burnaby, B.C.

Homicide investigators were called to Burnaby Thursday, after a man was found dead in a vacant lot. Global News

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team was called to Burnaby, B.C., Thursday, after a body was discovered in a gravel lot.

Burnaby RCMP said emergency crews were called to the lot near a vacant building on Norland Avenue and Laurel Street around 9:45 a.m.

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The victim, an adult man, had “injuries consistent with foul play,” Mounties said in a media release.

Investigators are still working to identify the man, but said early indications suggest his killing was targeted.

Anyone with video captured near Norland Avenue and Laurel Street between 9 p.m. Wednesday and 9:45 a.m. Thursday, or who witnessed anything suspicious is asked to contact IHIT at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at

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