IHIT launch an investigation into the homicide of Melissa Steele in Hope BC

The 2021 BC Homicide Victim List is available here

Boston Bar RCMP were alerted of a body near Highway 1 between Hope and Yale on May 26 at approximately 1:50pm by a motorist.

Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has identified the deceased as Melissa Steele, 19, and said she was the victim of foul play. Police said she was known to frequent the downtown area of Vancouver and led a transient lifestyle.

Please contact the IHIT at 1 877 551-IHIT (4448) if you have dash cam video from May 25 and 26 between Boston Bar and Hope.