Vancouver police investigate the city’s first homicide of the year.

The 2024 BC Homicide Victim List is available here

Vancouver police were called to a home near East 33rd Avenue and Knight Street just after 1:00 a.m on January 28th.

On arrival police located a deceased man inside the home. The victim has been identified as 31-year-old Alexander Lo of Vancouver. The cause of death has not been released.

Police said a 39-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

Vancouver police announced on January 29th that Dwight William Kematch, 39, has now been charged with second-degree murder, and remains in custody.