Murder investigators have identified the dead man found in Langley Tuesday as David Thanh Lam, a 34-year-old ofrom Edmonton.
Lamâ€™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.
Lamâ€™s family have been notified of his death.
â€œThe cause of death will remain holdback evidence and while the motive has not been confirmed, investigators believe it to be linked to criminal activity,â€ 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).