Charge laid in the death of Leroy Billy

Surrey, Integrated Homicide Investigation Team

2023-08-22 14:26 PDT

File # 2022-1044

A youth has now been charged in the death of Leroy Billy. 

Background:

On August 18, 2022, the Surrey RCMP responded to an assault in progress at the intersection of 184 Street and Fraser Highway and found 45-year-old victim Leroy Billy suffering from stab wounds. Billy was transported to hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) took conduct of the investigation and worked closely in partnership with the Surrey RCMP, the RCMP Integrated Forensic Identification Section and the BC Coroners Service. 

On August 18, 2023, a charge of Manslaughter was laid against a 17-year-old youth from Surrey. Under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, the name of the accused will not be released.

Released by

Detective Constable Keegan Ayre
Media Relations Officer – Ad Hoc
Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT)
www.homicideteam.ca

Released by

Sgt. Timothy Pierotti

Media Relations Officer
Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT)
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 6T3
Office: 778-290-5202

Email: ediv_ihit_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: homicideteam.ca

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