The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit (VIIMCU) is investigating a homicide on the West Shore after a man was found dead inside a vehicle.
West Shore RCMP said officers responded to a report of a single vehicle collision near the 3100-block of Humpback Road in Langford on Jan. 20 around 11:30 p.m.
Const. Nancy Saggar says they believe foul play is involved in the death of a man found at the scene of a car crash 11:30pm Monday. pic.twitter.com/j9JGOEoRJN
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Police attended the scene and found a dead man inside the vehicle. West Shore RCMP said foul play is suspected and the death is being investigated as a homicide, with VIIMCU leading the investigation. Currently, West Shore RCMP and VIIMCU are gathering evidence.
Police said no suspects have been arrested.
On Tuesday, police tape was seen at the intersection of Humpback Road and Irwin Road as well as on the other end of Humpback Road in the 3100-block.
At least three vehicles could be seen past the police tape on Humpback Road – one of them under a tent – and the area was closed off to vehicle traffic.
Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit investigating a homicide in Langford in 3100-block of Humpback Rd. Police called to area Monday night and found a man dead in a vehicle. #yyjnews @GoldstreamNews pic.twitter.com/1fYDUfB3ji
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Const. Nancy Saggar of West Shore RCMP said the investigation is in its early stages and that police will not be releasing the victim’s name.
Investigators are seeking witnesses who may have been in the area of the 3100-block of Humpback Road between the hours of 9 p.m. and midnight on Jan. 20. Anyone who may have been a witness is being asked to come forward and speak to police.
“Investigators will be in the area canvassing the neighbourhood,” Saggar said. “The public is asked to review any home security video surveillance and vehicle dash camera that may have captured suspicious activity.”
Anyone with information regarding the homicide is asked to call the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit information line at 250-380-6211.