Update IHIT search for two suspects – The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has been called in to investigate the murder of Francis Este in West Vancouver

The British Columbia Murder Victim List 2023 is available here

West Vancouver Police, were called to the 2100-block of Argyle Avenue for a report of a man suffering from serious injuries on March 21, 2023, at 4:48 p.m. 

West Vancouver Fire and Rescue, and BC Ambulance Services were attempted life saving measures, however, the man succumbed to his injuries. The victim had been identified as former urologist 55-year-old Francis Este.

There is no suspect information at this time. The IHIT has been called to assist with the investigation.

IHIT has release CCTV images of two suspects. Investigators are focusing on identifying both of these males and determining what role they have in this homicide.

Sgt. Timothy Pierotti of IHIT said “We are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying these two individuals. If you recognize either of these two men, please contact IHIT immediately.

Anyone with further information who has not already spoken to police is asked to contact the IHIT info line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca