Richmond: Shortly after 12 a.m., on October 4, Richmond RCMP responded to a residence in the 7000 block of Westminster Highway for the discovery of a body.

The body is that of a deceased female and her death is considered by police as suspicious.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has been contacted and has taken conduct of the investigation. IHIT will be working in close partnership with the Richmond RCMP and the BC Coroner’s Service.

No further information will be provided at this time.