Homicide investigators identify man found dead in North Vancouver creek

By The Canadian Press
May 30, 2016 - 12:24am Updated: May 30, 2016 - 5:41pm

VANCOUVER — Police say the body of a missing 34-year-old man has been found in a North Vancouver creek.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says police were called Sunday about a body in Lynn Creek.

Investigators say the victim was Jastinder Athwal.

He was reported missing Thursday after friends and family had not seen him in a week.

Police are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine the cause of death and whether foul play was a factor.


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