UPDATE: Metchosin death treated as homicide

West Shore, Major Crimes Unit

2017-08-25 12:38 PDT

File # 2017-12591

August 25, 2017 - RCMP are confirming that the body discovered on the Malloch Rd property is that of 56 year old Richard Curtis MILLIGAN of View Royal.

As the investigation is progressing, we are now treating this death as a homicide, says Cst. Alex Bérubé, spokesperson for the West Shore RCMP. Police have been working around the clock since day one of the investigation in hope to shed some light around the circumstances of his death.

Extra resources such as the Tactical Troop and Forensic Identification Section of the Island District RCMP have also been actively working on this case.

Information gathered so far does not suggest that the public is at risk. In turn, investigators would like to hear of any suspicious activity or individuals that may have been in the area of Malloch Rd and Gillespie Rd from August 19 to August 21.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online www.victoriacrimestoppers.ca.
 

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Cst. Alex Bérubé

Media Relations Officer
West Shore RCMP
www.westshore.rcmp.ca
698 Atkins Avenue, Victoria, BC V9B 3A4
Office: 250-391-3348
Fax: 250-474-8970

Email: westshore_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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