On December 17, 2013, at approximately 7:45 pm, members of the New Westminster Police Department were called to the area of 23rd Street and 8th Avenue in New Westminster. Upon attendance police found a badly injured male who appeared to be the victim of an assault. The victim was transported to the hospital.
“IHIT has taken conduct of this case in New Westminster due to the serious condition of the victim who is not expected to survive. At this time we are processing the Crime Scene and are gathering the initial details surrounding this incident. New Westminster Police has one person in custody in connection with this incident.” Says Sergeant Bari EMAM of IHIT.
IHIT is asking anyone who was in the area of 23rd Street and 8th Avenue in New Westminster between the hours of 7 pm to 8 pm who may have witnessed this incident to please call the IHIT Tipline at 1-877-551-4448 by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a tip on their website at Solvecrime.ca