The police have released a photo of Kevin Brunelle

UPDATE: Police name victim in Langley City death

IHIT has taken over the case of a 36-year-old man found dead in his hotel room.

  • Jan. 23, 2016 3:00 p.m.

The man found dead in a Langley City hotel lived and worked there.

Police have identified him as Kevin Brunelle, 36.

“Langley RCMP was called to a local hotel in the late afternoon of January 22, 2016, when a man was found deceased in one of the rooms. Police determined the death was suspicious and as a result called in the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team. Investigators will remain on scene for several hours,” said IHIT Sgt. Stephanie Ashton.

Police determined the death was suspicious and as a result called in the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team.

On the afternoon of Thursday Jan. 21,  Brunelle was found in the alley behind the Langley hotel where he lived and worked. He was suffering from injuries which he may have sustained during an assault.

“Mr. Brunelle was assisted back to his room, and was not checked on until the following afternoon when he was found deceased,” Ashton said.

Investigators are now looking for anyone who may have information about his actions leading up to the time he was found injured in the alley.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT information line by calling 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or email at ihittipline@rcmp-grc.gc.ca .

If you wish to remain anonymous provide your anonymous tip information on the web at solvecrime.ca or by phone at 1-800-222-8477.

(Troy Landreville photo)

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