RCMP investigate the homicide of a Dawsons Creek man in Pouce Coupe

The 2021 BC Homicide Victim List is available here

Dawson Creek RCMP were called to a report of a body, found near Highway 2 and Clark Road in Pouce Coupe, BC on May 9th at approximately 9:00am.

The victim has been identified as 55-year-old Lance Wayne Patterson, and police said he was the victim of a homicide. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

Todd Wiebe of NDMCU states, “We believe that people have information that will assist us in finding the person responsible for Lance’s death and we urge anyone with information to come forward and speak to an investigator.”

Investigators are seeking video dash cam footage from anyone travelling on Highway 2 near Clark Road between the late evening hours of May 8 and the early hours of May 9, 2021.  Patterson was known to drive a distinctive 2003 black Mercury Marauder and are looking for any information regarding his activities in the days leading up to his death.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dawson Creek RCMP at (250) 784-3700 or Crime Stoppers at 1(800) 222-8477.