RCMP Edmonton for RCMP British Columbia – Victim of October 2, 2014, homicide in Richmond identified

Theoren POITRASThe homicide victim found in the 3400 block of Regina Avenue in Richmond, BC on October 2nd has been positively identified as 25 year old Theoren Gregory POITRAS. POITRAS was a resident of Richmond at the time of his death and was known to police in Alberta for his involvement in gang activity. At this early stage in the investigation, the reasons for his death remain a mystery but police have identified people of interest in this case. His cause of death will not be released at this time.

“IHIT* can say that evidence retrieved so far supports that this was a targeted homicide” says Sgt. EMAM of IHIT.

IHIT is looking for information from anyone who may have been in the area of Talmey Elementary School in Richmond BC between 11:30 p.m on October 1st, 2014 and 01:30 a.m., on October, 2nd, 2014 who observed any suspicious persons, vehicle or circumstances to please call the IHIT Tipline at 1-877-551-4448 by email at ihittipline@rcmp-grc.gc.ca. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a tip on their website at Solvecrime.ca.

No additional information is available at this time about the case.

*Integrated Homicide Investigation Team