Body of a person found in a burnt out truck in Maple Ridge

The 2021 BC Homicide Victim List is available here

Ridge Meadows Police responded to a report of a black pickup truck was on fire at the intersection of Park Lane and Vernon Trail in the 21700 block of 136 Avenue on September 25th at approximately 1:30 am.

The Maple Ridge Fire department extinguished the fire and located a body in the truck. Police said it is unknown if this is related to the Lower Mainland gang conflict.

Anyone who may have been in this area of Maple Ridge around 0130 AM in the morning for any dash camera video or any other information that could assist in this investigation is asked to contact The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT). Police also noted that the black pickup truck did not have had a muffler so would have been very loud as it was travelling through Maple Ridge and the surrounding areas.