IHIT is investigating after human remains were found south of Silver Creek on Monday morning. Police have deemed the circumstances suspicious. (Screenshot/Google Maps)

Human remains discovered in Hope: IHIT

IHIT investigating suspicious circumstances, seeks public help

  • Mar. 30, 2021 12:00 a.m.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is seeking public help after human remains were discovered south of Silver Creek in Hope on Monday, March 29.

Tammy Germain, a liaison for the family missing Spuzzum woman April Parisian, has confirmed with Parisian’s family that this is not April.

According to a release from IHIT, RCMP responded to the report of human remains found at approximately 10 a.m. Police determined circumstances are suspicious and IHIT has taken over the investigation. IHIT is working with local RCMP, the B.C. Coroners Service and the Integrated Forensic Identification Services.

“The priority will be to identify the human remains and notify the next of kin,” IHIT stated.

Anyone with information is asked to contact IHIT at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or email ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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