Vancouver police investigate three homicides in two unrelated incidents

Homicide #12 & #13

Vancouver police were called to the Astoria Hotel where two people were found unresponsive in a room on September 17th just after 7:00pm. One victim was pronounced deceased at the scene, the second victim was rushed to hospital, where they died from their injuries.

Police have not released the identities or gender of the victims. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

Homicide #14

At approximately 7:30pm Vancouver police responded to several 911 reports of shot fired in the area of East 64th Avenue and Knight Street. Police arrived at the scene to find one victim deceased in front of a house.

The victim has been identified as Iqubal Grewal, 23, of Vancouver. Constable Tania Visintin, VPD said “Investigators have determined the vehicle used in connection to the murder – a GMC Terrain – was burned out in Richmond,” 

Anyone with information on any of the homicides is asked to contact VPD detectives at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The 2020 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.