Homicide officers investigating after body found in Surrey park

By The Canadian Press
July 4, 2016 - 1:50pm

SURREY, B.C. — Homicide investigators have taken the lead after a body was found in a park in Surrey, B.C.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says Surrey RCMP responded to a call about a deceased male just before 2 p.m. Sunday.

Investigators say the man was found lying in the area of Bog Park and appeared to be the victim of a gunshot wound.

The team has taken conduct of the investigation and says the area will be cordoned off all day Monday while officers collect evidence and process the scene.

It says the victim has been identified as Brendan Chand, a 27-year-old Surrey resident.

Police says several witnesses reported hearing gunshots in the area as early as 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, and it’s asking anyone with information to contact police.

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