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Chilliwack murder victim identified as 58-year-old man 'known to many in community'

Last Updated Jun 7, 2020 at 4:11 pm PDT

(Courtesy IHIT)
Summary

Klose was found dead in the area of Yale Road and Princess Avenue at 11 p.m. Saturday

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is asking anyone with information to contact them

CHILLIWACK (NEWS 1130) — The man found murdered in Chilliwack Saturday night has been identified as 58-year-old Charles Henry Klose.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says Klose was found dead in the area of Yale Road and Princess Avenue at 11 p.m. Saturday.

“A member of the public came across a body at the back of the Scotiabank parking lot. The victim had wounds indicative of homicide and IHIT was called in to investigate,” reads a release from Sgt. Frank Jang.

 

Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551- IHIT (4448), or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

IHIT says Klose’s death is unrelated to the Lower Mainland gang conflict.