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Police Investigate Double Homicide

Updates: July 18, 2017  |  July 12, 2017

The VPD Homicide Unit is currently investigating a double homicide in a West End apartment building. Just before 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July the 9th, officers were called to 1835 Morton Avenue and located two people deceased. The victims have been identified as a 57-year-old woman and a 51-year-old man, both residents of Vancouver.

Investigators have arrested a person-of-interest, and based on the information collected so far, there is no indication that the public is at risk. All parties are known to each other.

Investigators are asking for anyone who may have witnessed suspicious activity around the apartment building, from the afternoon of Saturday, July the 8th, to the early evening of Sunday, July the 9th, to please contact VPD Homicide at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

This investigation is ongoing and VPD officers will remain in the area as it continues. No additional information is available to share at this time.