Richmond RCMP responded to an abandoned residence in the 9000-block of Odlin Road after the body of a man was discovered inside the building on September 20th at approximately 8:30am.
Police arrived to find 37-year-old Michael Thompson of Richmond deceased. Thompson’s death was deemed suspicious and The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team was called in to take conduct of the investigation.
“The investigation is in its early stages and it is unknown if this incident was targeted” Corporal Frank Jang of IHIT said in a press release.
IHIT is releasing Mr. Thompson’s name in hopes of gaining information from the community regarding his activities leading up to his death.
Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448)