IHIT called to apartment in Guildford

Surrey, Integrated Homicide Investigation Team

2023-02-05 14:39 PST

File # 2023-20157

Surrey RCMP is on scene at a Guildford apartment where one person was located deceased and another suffering from serious injuries.

On February 5, 2023, at 6:06p.m., Surrey RCMP received a report that a deceased woman and a seriously injured man had been located inside an apartment in the 14900-block of 102A Avenue. Surrey Fire Service was on scene responding to a fire alarm and sprinkler activation in the building when they located the parties. The man has been transported to hospital with life threatening injuries.

The building was evacuated and it has been confirmed that there was no fire. Due to the sprinkler activation, all residents of the building have been displaced for an undetermined amount of time.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has been called and will be working in partnership with Surrey RCMP. Police are currently in the evidence gathering stage; however do not believe that there is any ongoing risk to public safety.

Further details and media availability will be handled by an IHIT media relations officer.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or email ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

For media inquiries contact:
Cpl. Vanessa Munn
Media Relations Officer
Surrey RCMP Media Relations Unit
Office: 604-599-7776
Email: surrey_media_relations@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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