Kamloops police investigate a murder at the Howard Johnson Motel

The 2021 BC Homicide Victim List is available here

Kamloops RCMP responded to a report of shots fired at the Howard Johnson Motel in the 500 block of Columbia Street, on February 13th at approximately 7:50pm.

Police located a man in his 20’s deceased in one of the rooms. The victim’s identity has not been released at this time.

Police believe the homicide was targeted, and could be related to the illegal drug trade. Police believe there is no immediate threat to public safety.

Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact Kamloops RCMP at (250)828-3000.