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Alexander Renney identified as dead man found in Richmond

02/25/2015 03:50 EST | Updated 04/27/2015 05:59 EDT
Police have identified the man found dead in Richmond, B.C., on Monday as 20-year-old Alexander Renney. 

The Surrey man was last seen on Sunday night. His body was found early the next morning at a business near 6 Road and River Road. 

“Investigators continue to narrow down the timeline of his last movements and who he was in contact with prior to his death,” said Sgt. Stephanie Ashton, a spokesperson for the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team.  

IHIT is asking anyone with information to call its tipline at 1-877-551-IHIT or email at ihittipline@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Police are treating the death as suspicious and say it does not appear to be a random attack. A neighbouring business told CBC News on Monday that the body was found by a loader operator behind a gravel pile.

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