New Westminster – On October 22nd, 2021 at approximately 9:24pm, the New Westminster Police received multiple calls of two males fighting in the area of Bole Street and Maple Street. Upon arrival, NWPD patrol members located a male suffering from significant injuries. The victim was transported to Royal Columbian Hospital where lifesaving interventions continued; however, he did not survive.
IHIT has assumed conduct of this investigation and will be working in partnership with the New Westminster Police Major Crime Unit to gather evidence and determine motive.
IHIT investigators are requesting assistance from the public and are seeking witnesses who may have seen or overheard the altercation. Police are also asking anyone with residential or commercial video footage or Dash Cam video to come forward.
Police are in the early stages of this investigation and are currently in the evidence gathering phase, and no further information will be provided at this time. Further details and media availability will be handled by the IHIT Media Relations Officer.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448).
CONTACT PERSON: Sergeant Sanjay Kumar