Update: non suspicious – Abbotsford police and the IHIT investigate the discovery of human remains in a burnt out vehicle

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Abbotsford Police Patrol Officers responded to the 5000 block of Riverside Street for reports of a vehicle fire on December 5th at approximately 2:42am.

Police said human remains were located within the vehicle once the fire was extinguished. The gender and identity, and cause of death has not been released.

Abbotsford police investigators have now transitioned this investigation to the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT). Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-4448

Sgt. David Lee from IHIT said a detailed autopsy was conducted by detectives and the B.C. Coroners Service on the victim, and the cause of death was found to be non-suspicious.

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