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VPD identifies elderly woman killed in East Vancouver

(Lasia Kretzel/NEWS 1130 Photo)

Elizabeth Poulin, 87, was found dead in her apartment near Kingsway and Kerr

Police don't think the public is at risk, following killing of senior in East Vancouver

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – As police continue their search for a suspect in an East Vancouver homicide over the weekend, we’re learning more about the elderly victim.

Elizabeth Poulin was 87 years old. A family member found her body in her apartment near Kingsway and Kerr Street Saturday morning.

There’s no word on how she was killed and no arrests have been made.

“This investigation is a top priority for the police. Based on the information collected so far, investigators do not believe that the public is at risk,” VPD Sergeant Jason Robillard said.

If you saw something suspicious, have dashcam footage of the area taken sometime Friday night into Saturday morning or have any other details, you’re asked to call detectives at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.