Missing man turns up dead at suspected Richmond drug lab

Missing man turns up dead at suspected Richmond drug lab


A missing person investigation Wednesday resulted in Richmond RCMP discovering a dead body along with two suspected drug operations.

Early Wednesday morning, Richmond RCMP asked the Vancouver Police Department for help in locating a missing person by checking an apartment near Boundary Road and Kingsway.

The apartment was uninhabited but showed signs of possible drug production.

RCMP later discovered what they believed to be a clandestine drug laboratory at a residence in the 4600-block of Princeton Avenue in Richmond.

The body of a man matching the description of the individual reported missing on Feb. 3 was found inside the home. His name was not released.

Police say foul play is not suspected and there is no immediate threat to public safety at this time.

Richmond RCMP have secured the location in order to execute a search warrant on the property.

The RCMP federal clandestine laboratory enforcement and response team (CLEAR) and the B.C. Coroners Service are assisting in the investigation.

Anyone with information can contact the Richmond RCMP at 604-278-1212 (quote file #2019-4387) or Crime Stoppers  at 1-800-222-8477.

Source: Vancouver Sun

February 6, 2019 / by / in