Update Charges laid – Vanderhoof BC police investigating the suspicious death of a woman

Vanderhoof RCMP responded to a wellbeing check-call on March 9th at around 1:57pm.

Police arrived at the home and located a deceased female. Police said the death appeared to be suspicious, and the North District Major Crime division has taken carriage of the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Vanderhoof RCMP at (250) 567-2222.

Update April 15
The victim has been identified as Joy Morris, 62, and autopsy revealed the manner of death to be homicide. April 10th, Investigators arrested Justin Johnston, 42 in relation to the homicide of Morris. Plice said the accused and the victim were known to each other.

The 2020 BC Homicide Victim List is available here