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Jan. 9, 2019

File 19-610

Foul play not suspected – report of a body in the water

Delta police were called to a report of a possible body in the Fraser River this morning, January 9, 2019.

Police attended the scene at the 3800 block of River Road in Ladner. The area is a commercial property.

Police have now recovered the deceased, with the assistance of the Delta Fire Department. The deceased has now been identified, and a vehicle associated to the individual has been removed.

“Although the investigation is preliminary, the death of this individual is not considered suspicious at this time,” says Cris Leykauf, spokesperson for Delta Police. She cautions that next of kin notifications are ongoing, and no further details would be released at this point.