Body located in burnt vehicle in Maple Ridge, British Columbia

Maple Ridge, BC – Ridge Meadows RCMP are actively investigating a suspicious death that occurred overnight in Maple Ridge, British Columbia.

On November 24, 2022, at approximately 11:15 pm, Ridge Meadows front line officers responded to a report of a vehicle fully engulfed in flames at the 14300 block of 256th Street. Maple Ridge Fire Department was on scene to extinguish the fire. In the subsequent search of the vehicle, a body was located.

Firefighter
(File Photo) Firefighter

It is still in the early stages of the investigation and the Ridge Meadows RCMP will be working with the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT). It is unknown at this time if this is related to the Lower Mainland gang conflict.

Police are looking for any witnesses who saw or heard anything relating to this incident. If you have dash camera footage from Maple Ridge on November 24, 2022 between the hours of 10 pm to midnight and have not spoken with police please call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-4448 or email at [email protected]

File # 2022-21813

Ridge Meadows RCMP

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