Surrey/North Delta Leader

Missing man found dead near Surrey's Hyland Elementary School

The scene where Vimal Chand
The scene where Vimal Chand's body was found Wednesday evening.
— image credit: Shane McKichan/Photo

A man reported missing this week has been found dead in a car on Wednesday night.

Vimal Chand, 29, was reported missing on Sunday and was found four days later murdered in a car near Hyland Elementary School at 66 Avenue and 140 Street.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has confirmed they now have conduct of the investigation.

"I can confirm that the body of the young man located inside the car was that of 29-year-old Vimal Chand of Surrey," said IHIT Cpl. Bari Emam. "This investigation is in the very early stages and the circumstances surrounding the death of Mr.Chand are yet to be determined."

Chand had a criminal record, including a conviction for assault with a weapon.

But his sister told CBC News he was a family man who hadn't been leading a high-risk lifestyle.

It's Surrey's seventh killing of the year.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Police hunting for sex assault suspect
 
Local charity joins fight against Ebola
 
Culture in schools is still a problem, says former Langley student who was bullied
University Is Free In Germany. Should Canada Copy and Paste?
 
Changes to proposal not enough for neighbour
 
Income tax season breeds new scam, police warn
Election 2014: Surrey school trustee candidates unite
 
Man faces impaired driving charge, wife and toddler in car: Burnaby RCMP
 
Finance, environment and growth highlights of mayor’s annual speech

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 21 edition online now. Browse the archives.