Jastinder Athwal Went Missing On May 19 And His Body Was Found In Lynn Creek On Sunday!
On May 26, North Vancouver RCMP requested the public’s assistance to locate 34 year old Jastinder Athwal as he had not been seen by friends and family since May 19th.
By PD Raj
NORTH VANCOUVER – Body of a missing Indo-Canadian man was found on Sunday in North Vancouver’s Lynn Creek after he was reported missing by family members on May 19.
On May 26, North Vancouver RCMP requested the public’s assistance to locate 34 year old Jastinder Athwal as he had not been seen by friends and family since May 19th. A Missing Person Investigation was opened.
On Sunday, May 29, just before 9:00 am, North Vancouver RCMP, along with the North Vancouver District Fire Department responded to a call of a deceased male located in Lynn Creek. The Coroner also attended the scene.
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has conduct and is working in partnership with the North Vancouver RCMP as the cause of death remains unknown and the potential of a homicide cannot be ruled out at this time. An autopsy is required to determine the cause of death and confirm whether or not foul play is a factor.
The identity of the victim has been confirmed to be 34 year old Jastinder Athwal. The next-of-kin notification has been completed.
Police thanked the public who remained vigilant and supported the Missing Person Investigation by bringing information forward to the police.
IHIT is asking for anyone that has information about, or was in the company of, Jastinder Athwal following his disappearance on May 19 to contact the IHIT Tipline at 1-877-551-4448, or, if you wish to remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers.