Langley murder victim identified

Murder investigators have identified the dead man found in Langley Tuesday as David Thanh Lam, a 34-year-old ofrom Edmonton.

Lam’s burned body was discovered by a passerby Tuesday morning in the 24700 block of 64th Avenue, just south of Highway One near the 248th Street overpass.

The site was at the bottom of a steep slope on a dead end road.

According to Sgt. Jennifer Pound, spokesperson for the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team, Lam was known to police and has a criminal record dating back to 1998.

Lam’s family have been notified of his death.

“The cause of death will remain holdback evidence and while the motive has not been confirmed, investigators believe it to be linked to criminal activity,” said Pound.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT tipline at 1-877-551-4448, or, to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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