Loading articles...

RCMP identify Richmond homicide victim

The scene of a homicide on Bridge Street and Blundell Road in Richmond (Sept 18, 2017) (Simon Druker, NEWS 1130 Photo)

RICHMOND (NEWS 1130) – The victim of the latest homicide in Richmond has been identified as a 41-year-old man.

Joseph Lucien De Carvalho was shot early yesterday morning. Officers were called to Bridge Street near Blundell Road around 3 a.m. De Carvalho died at the scene.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken over the case. Police believe this was a targeted attack.

De Carvalho was known to police, but investigators do not believe this homicide is linked to any other acts of violence in the region.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca. You can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).