PARKSVILLE, B.C. — Mounties on Vancouver Island are asking for help identifying a vehicle of interest in their investigation of a fatal hit-and-run on Vancouver Island.
Oceanside RCMP say they were called to Highway 19, near Parksville, B.C., on Oct. 10 after a woman's body was discovered.
The highway was closed for several hours on Saturday as a result of the discovery and investigation.
Authorities say her death is considered suspicious and early indications are that she was killed in a hit-and-run.
Police are asking for help to find a vehicle of interest and its driver.
The vehicle is described as a brown 1991 Chevrolet Suburban with damage to the driver’s side headlight and bug screen, and was last seen on the 5:15 p.m. ferry on Oct. 10 from Duke Point to Tsawwassen.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 11, 2020.
The Canadian Press