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Body found near bush fire at Surrey-Langley border deemed suspicious: RCMP

Last Updated Jul 15, 2020 at 5:00 pm PDT

A body was found after a bush fire near the border of Langley and Surrey July 15, 2020. (CityNews photo)
Summary

A body was found after a bush fire was put out near the Surrey-Langley border

Mounties are investigating the death, fire as suspicious

SURREY (NEWS 1130) — A body was found after a bush fire near the border of Langley and Surrey Wednesday.

Fire crews responded to a call about a fire in a wooded area near 46A Avenue and 196A Street around 11 a.m. Once the fire was put out, a body was found.


It’s not clear how the person died, so the death is being investigated as suspicious, according to Surrey RCMP.

Evidence is currently being gathered, and the identity of the person has not been released.

Anyone with information about the fire or death is asked to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or, to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or online.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information before available.