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Daniel Alphonse Paul sought in homicide of Vancouver woman

03/09/2015 08:38 EDT | Updated 05/09/2015 05:59 EDT
Vancouver police are once again calling on the public to help them find Daniel Alphonse Paul, a 42-year-old suspect, in connection with the city's third homicide of the year.

A woman's body was found last Tuesday in the basement suite of a home on East 22nd Street near Main Street.

Detectives believe the 36-year-old woman was murdered, and police are looking for Paul in connection with the incident.

Sgt. Randy Fincham said a number of tips have come in from the Abbotsford and Chilliwack, B.C. areas.

"We do believe that he knows the police are looking for him," said Fincham.

"We have had a number of tips since Friday when we appealed to the public to help locate him. Since Friday, he has actually been upgraded from a person of interest to a suspect as a result of the investigation."

He is described as:

- aboriginal

- five feet eight inches tall

- medium build

- brown eyes

- short black hair

- has tattoos of an eagle, a rat, a knife, a skull and a buffalo on his left arm

- has tattoos of a skull with a rose and a heart on his right arm

Police are asking anyone who has seen him to call 911 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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