Vancouver Records 3rd Homicide of 2018, Body Found in Trunk of Car

Vancouver, BC – The Vancouver Police have identified 18-year-old Sachdeep Singh Dhoot of Surrey as Vancouver’s third homicide victim of 2018.

Police were called to the area of Fairmont Street and Vanness Avenue just after 3 p.m. on January 18, to investigate the discovery of a stolen vehicle. Officers found Dhoot’s body in the trunk of the vehicle.

Investigators have confirmed that Dhoot was reported missing to the Surrey RCMP last week, who were investigating. Based on the information collected so far, this does not appear to be a random murder.

Anyone with information about this murder is asked contact investigators at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


Vancouver Police are investigating the discovery of a body in a parked vehicle on Fairmont Street near Vanness Avenue in East Vancouver this afternoon. Detectives from VPD’s Major Crime Section will be investigating.

It is still very early in the investigation and there is no additional information to share at this time.

Vancouver Police Department

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