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Homicide police called after body found in Richmond

Stephanie Ip

(John Kenney/Postmedia Network/Files)

(John Kenney/Postmedia Network/Files)

Police are investigating after a body was found in Richmond early Tuesday.

Around 4:30 a.m. Richmond RCMP were called to Garden City Road and Granville Avenue for the report of a dead body. Investigators on site determined the body was that of a man and that the death was suspicious and possibly targeted.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team was called to look into the death, alongside Richmond RCMP.

No further details are available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact homicide investigators at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at Anyone who wishes to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).