BC RCMP Major Crime Unit investigating the homicide of Peter Daniel Casimir after a bloody rug was located in Kamloops City

Barriere RCMP Detachment announced on April 2nd that a Bloody Ikea Rug that was turned in has now been confirmed to be associated with a violent criminal act. The victim has been identified as Peter Daniel Casimir, a resident of the Kamloops area, who also used the alias of Jake Maserski.

nvestigators are unsure of where the 5’ x 8’ rug came from other than from the Kamloops region, and the specific circumstances surrounding the blood on the area rug are unknown. Police are asking the public’s help in determining its origin.

Investigators believe the nature of the offence was targeted and that no danger to the public exists” said S/Sgt. Jason Smart.

Investigators have released a stock image of the ikea rug. Investigators continue to seek any additional information the public may have with respect to knowledge of the Ikea area rug and its origin.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the South East District Major Crime Unit Tip Line at 1-877-987-8477.