Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) were dispatched to Coquitlam after the body of 44-year old Stephanie Patterson was located in a rural area in Mission, BC on August 15th.
Police said Patterson had been reported missing to the Coquitlam RCMP on August 12, 2023. RCMP’s investigation lead to the arrest of 57-year old David Hall, of Coquitlam, in connection to the missing person investigation.
On the evening of August 16, 2023, David Hall was charged with second degree murder, in relation to the homicide of Stephanie Patterson.
*Stephanie Patterson, was a councillor with the kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem)First Nation.