Whalley home where body was found

Whalley home where body was found

Man found killed in Whalley Sunday

Brings to 13 the number of murders so far in Surrey this year

Homicide investigators are looking into the murder of a man at a Whalley rooming house on the weekend.

At about 8:40 p.m. Sunday, paramedics were called to the home in the 11000-block of 136 Street.

On arrival they found a deceased man in his 50s.

They called Surrey RCMP, who promptly handed the investigation over to the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT).

The victim’s identity and cause of death had not been released as of Monday morning.

It is Surrey’s 13th murder of the year, bringing the number of killings up to the average reached between 2003 and 2012.

Anyone with information about this murder is asked to call the IHIT tip line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).