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VPD investigates homicide in Strathcona

Vancouver Police are investigating the city’s eighth homicide of 2019, after a woman was discovered dead in her Strathcona apartment on Wednesday.

Maggie Nelson, 60, was found in her apartment on October 16 by a maintenance worker in the building, located near Keefer Street and Gore Avenue. The death appeared suspicious, and today investigators ruled it a homicide.

No arrests have been made, however VPD investigators do not believe there is a risk to the general public.

Anyone with information is asked to contact VPD’s Major Crime Section at 604-717-2500 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.