Vancouver police identify the victim as Thuner Dennis in relation to a January Downtown Eastside homicide.

Vancouver, British Columbia 2023 Homicide Victim List is available here

Vancouver police responded to a single-room occupancy hotel near East Hastings and Carrall on January 17th at approximately 7:00am.

On arrival police located a deceased person who has not been identified. The cause of death has not been released, however, police said the death was a homicide.

There is no ongoing risk to the public. Information will be updated as it becomes available.

Update February 17th
Vancouver police have identified the victim as Thunder Dennis, 20. The file remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call VPD’s Homicide Unit at 604-717-2500.