IHIT investigate a body discovered in suspected arson in rural Mission BC

Emergency crews were called to a fire at a property in the 30800-block of Gunn Avenue in Mission, B.C on August 8th.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said a body was found once the blaze was extinguished. The circumstances surrounding the fire and the found body were suspicious and IHIT was called in to take conduct of the investigation.

Sergeant Frank Jang of IHIT said ‘Our priority now is to determine the identity of our victim.

Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551- IHIT (4448).

Update October 8th
he human remains found on the property at 30819 Gunn Avenue in Mission were identified as those of 64-year-old Vien Ngoc Bui. 60-year-old Van Chau Nguyen was arrested by the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) and later charged with arson, forceful confinement, assault with a weapon, uttering threats, and first degree murder in the death of Vien Bui.