Update: Vancouver police investigate West End double homicide

Vancouver police responded to a call for assistance at 1835 Morton Avenue on July 9th just before 5pm. Police located a deceased 51 year old male, and a deceased 57 year old female at the scene.

The victim’s identities have not been released by Vancouver police as this time.

VPD arrested two people of interest, and stated that there is no indication that the public is at risk. The accused and the victims were known to each other.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact VPD homicide at 604-717-2500.

The deaths of the two victims are Vancouver’s 11th & 12th homicide this year.

Update July 13th
Vancouver police have identified the victims as Sandra McInnes, 57, and Neil Croker, 51, both from Vancouver. Police said the two people they had taken into custody have since been released pending further investigation.

Update July 18th
Vancouver police have arrested Leonard Landrick 73, on Monday July 17th, and charged him with two counts of first degree murder. Police said all three parties were known to each other and they lived in the same building.

The Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.