Richmond RCMP investigating the death of an elderly man

Richmond RCMP responded to a report of a man in the water in the area of the 7000 block of Dyke Rd on March 10th at approximately 8:00am.

The man who was believed to be in his 70’s was rushed to hospital where he died if his injuries. Police have not released the cause of death at this time, they have said the death has been deemed  suspicious.

Richmond Serious Crimes Unit said the circumstances surrounding his death are  suspicious. Corporal Dennis Hwang said “Investigators will be continuing their examination of area around the 7000 block of Dyke Rd for any clues surrounding this incident”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 604-278-1212.