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Man found dead in Richmond identified as gang associate

Stephanie Ip

(John Kenney/Postmedia Network/Files)

(John Kenney/Postmedia Network/Files)

A man found dead in Richmond this week has been identified.

Ibrahim Amjad Ibrahim, a 30-year-old Surrey man, had suffered gunshot wounds, according to the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team.

RCMP were called to Garden City Park in Richmond Tuesday just after 4:15 a.m. after the discovery of the dead body.

According to homicide investigators, Ibrahim was known to police and was associated with criminal groups in the Lower Mainland. Police have not established a motive for the killing.

"Anyone in the area of the parking lot of Garden City Park during the overnight period of Oct. 9 is asked to contact IHIT," said Cpl. Frank Jang.

"This is yet another life that has been lost too soon. It is a reminder that if you are involved in or associated to criminal activity, then you are not immune to its inherent dangers."

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca. Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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