Update: Charges in East Vancouver Homicide

Vancouver, BC: One man has been arrested after police discovered the body of a woman in an East Vancouver residence.

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Just after 6:30 a.m. on September 29th, police were called to an apartment in the area of Rupert Street and Vanness Avenue. When officers arrived, they found the body of a 61-year-old Candace Young inside. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man in the apartment was arrested without incident and he remains in custody. He and the victim are known to each other.

Fifty-four-year-old John Hendricks Onland has been charged with manslaughter. Homicide detectives with the VPD Major Crime Section continue to investigate.

BACKGROUND:

One man has been arrested after police discovered the body of a woman in an East Vancouver residence

Vancouver, BC: Just after 6:30 this morning, police were called to an apartment in the area of East 33rd Avenue and Rupert Street. When officers arrived they found the body of a 61-year-old woman inside. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man in the apartment was arrested without incident and he remains in custody. Police will be recommending charges and homicide detectives with the VPD Major Crime Section continue to investigate.

Additional details will be released after charges have been approved.

Vancouver Police Department


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