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Police 'unable to confirm' suspect's sister is the victim in Coquitlam indignity to body case

Last Updated Mar 16, 2020 at 1:23 pm PDT

Police say 36-year-old Pen Yun Ivy Chen, who is Ivy Chen’s sister, is a “person of importance” in relation to her sister being charged with indignity to a dead body.
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Police 'unable to confirm' if suspect's sister is the victim

Pen Jung Tracy Chen charged with indignity to a body

Police initially called to suspicious fire in Coquitlam park

COQUITLAM (NEWS 113) – Police are asking for the public’s help to help find the sister of a woman charged with indignity to a body.

On March 10, police were called to Minnehkada Regional Park for reports of a suspicious fire.

Pen Jung Tracy Chen was found at the scene and later charged with indignity to a dead body, the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) said in a press release.

Police now say 36-year-old Pen Yun Ivy Chen, who is Tracy Chen’s sister, is a “person of importance” and they are trying to locate her.

Ivy Chen was last seen on Friday, March 6, at the Canadian Tire on Bentall Street in Vancouver, according to IHIT.

“While we are unable to confirm if Ms. Ivy Chen was the victim in this case, we are interested in speaking with anyone who has had recent contact with her or has any information about her whereabouts,” IHIT’s Sgt. Sergeant Frank Jang said in the release.

Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551- 4448, or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.