BRITISH COLUMBIA

Charred Human Remains Found In Langley, Murder Suspected

11/26/2014 02:54 EST | Updated 01/26/2015 05:59 EST
LANGLEY, B.C. - Homicide investigators are looking into the discovery of charred human remains found on a Metro Vancouver road.

Mounties say they were called to a street (in the 24700 block of 64 Avenue) in Langley on Tuesday morning for a reports of a possible body.

UPDATE, Nov. 27: The body has been identified as 34-year-old David Thanh Lam of Edmonton, according to an Integrated Homicide Investigation Team press release. Lam was known to police.

Police say when officers arrived, they found badly burned human remains.

They say early evidence in the case suggests the person was a murder victim but many questions remain.

Staff Sgt. Jennifer Pound, with the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team, says investigators will be relying heavily on an autopsy, scheduled for Thursday, for an identity of the body.