A body has been found in Maple Ridge.
Ridge Meadows RCMP have confirmed that a man’s body was found at around 10 o’clock Tuesday morning near Lougheed Highway at 287th Street.
Burnaby RCMP Staff Sgt. Jeff Ausmus says they responded to the call.
“We had a report from Ridge Meadows a work crew had located a male that was down and upon arrival of our EHS that they have determined that the man was deceased.”
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team have taken over the case, authorities say foul play is suspected.
Investigators say the 53-year-old man’s identity has not been released because his family has not yet been informed.
Police say it appears the man was targeted, but that his death was not gang-related.