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Woman dead at Stanley Park targeted: cops

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Stanley Park's Prospect Point panoramic lookout. A woman was found in distress in Vancouver's Park on Thursday morning, and has since died (according to the Vancouver PD).
— image credit: Wikimedia Commons (author hobvias sudoneighm)

By The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER - Vancouver police say a 33-year-old woman found dead at Stanley Park was the victim of a targeted crime.

Sgt. Randy Fincham says Thi Yen Le of Surrey, B.C., was known to police.

Officers were called to Brockton Oval, just east of the Vancouver Aquarium, at about 6 a.m.

Fincham says the victim was found in medical distress and then died.

The death was the city's fifth homicide this year, and officers spent much of the day canvassing the area.

(CKNW, CKWX)

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