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Human remains found

UPDATE: 5:10 p.m.

Police say their investigation into dismembered body parts found in Langley points to a targeted gang hit.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has not yet said how the person died, and police believe the man was killed somewhere else.

"This is a gruesome event that took place," said Cpl. Meghan Foster at a news conference.

She wouldn't say whether all the body parts were found.

"Police strongly encourage anyone with information about this homicide to step forward," she said.

– with files from CTV Vancouver


ORIGINAL: 12 p.m.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has been called to a remote area of Langley, as RCMP probe the discovery of dismembered body parts.

The detachment confirms the call came in about 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Police are focused on a rural area of the municipality, in the area of Robertson Crescent, between 240th and 244th streets.

A tweet from Langley RCMP says the site will remain behind police tape throughout the day.

The B.C. Coroners Service confirms it has been notified of a death in Langley that is "potentially suspicious."

No other details have been released.



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