VPD identify murder victim as Burnaby man

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A 20-year-old Burnaby man has been identified as the victim of Vancouver's sixth murder of 2013.

The body of Xin Shi “Steven” Dong was found in the 2400-block of Ancaster Crescent just after 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12, say Vancouver Police Department.

The body was found between the homes in the residential neighbourhood located near Fraserview Golf Course.

Dong is known to police and had connections to gangs and the drug trade, say VPD, who noted the victim appears to have been targeted.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Vancouver Police Major Crime Section at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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