Coquitlam: The Integrated Homicide Investigation (IHIT) has identified a suspect vehicle in the Coquitlam homicide reported on July 2.
IHIT said on June 5 at 9:52 pm, Port Moody Police Department were notified of a vehicle fire in a parking lot located in the 3000-block of Murray Street.
The IHIT has identified the suspected vehicle as a white Kia Niro. IHIT is now working with the Port Moody Police Department to forensically process the scene.
“Through extensive video canvass, a suspect vehicle, described as a white Kia Niro, was identified, which arrived in the area at 8:31 pm on July 2. The Kia Niro parked in a loading area at the top of the ramp leading to the underground parkade of 525 Foster Avenue, with its fog lights on, until 9:19 p.m. when Karanvir Singh Garcha, who was killed in a shooting, was dropped off at the scene by a ride sharing company. Following the shooting, the suspect returned to the Kia Niro and fled the scene eastbound in the Alley toward Emerson Street,” the IHIT added.
Following the shooting, the suspect returned to the Kia Niro and fled the scene eastbound in the Alley toward Emerson Street, the IHIT added.
“We are releasing this photo and video, in hopes that someone will remember seeing this vehicle parked in the loading area,” said Sergeant Timothy Pierotti of IHIT.