Police investigate Vancouver's first homicide of 2016

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Vancouver Police are investigating a homicide in the Vancouver Westside – the city’s first homicide of 2016.

On Saturday night, officers were called to an apartment building on 2425 Granville Street – just north of West Broadway – after a body was discovered inside.

  • UPDATE: Police have identified the victim as 40-year-old Christopher Denis Kwik

Crime Section investigators are probing the scene for evidence, and while the exact motive behind the homicide are currently unknown, police believe the attack was targeted.

Few details are available at this time. If you have information about the incident, please contact the VPD Homicide Unit at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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