RCMP continue to investigate suspicious deaths in Vanderhoof
The Vanderhoof RCMP and the North District Major Crime Unit continue to investigate the suspicious death of two Vanderhoof residents that occurred Sunday.
The incident came to light when the Vanderhoof RCMP responded to a complaint Sunday (January 13) regarding two persons having been found deceased in a residence.
RCMP have secured the residence as a crime scene and the investigation is ongoing.
North District Major Crime Unit have identified the victims as 29 year old, Blaine Albert Barfoot and 40 year old, Tara Lee Ann Williams.
RCMP can confirm that the couple were known to local police.
The RCMP Forensic Identification Unit continues to process the scene as Major Crime investigators try to determine what transpired at the residence stated Constable Lesley Smith, North District Media Relations Officer.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Vanderhoof RCMP at (250) 567-2222 or if you would like to remain anonymous please call CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).