VIIMCU and VicPD Investigate Suspicious Sudden Death

Date:   Feb 20, 2015

File #     15-7337

Victoria BC – The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crimes Unit and VicPD are investigating a suspicious sudden death.

VicPD officers were called to the 400-block of Michigan Street on Wednesday, February 18th, at approximately 9 a.m. for what was later determined to be a suspicious sudden death. Out of an abundance of caution VIIMCU was called.

VIIMCU and the BC Coroner’s Service are now leading the investigation, with the assistance of VicPD.

Investigators are looking to speak with anyone who may have known the deceased, Peter Hunter Thompson. He is a 50-year-old Victoria man. Investigators are specifically looking to speak to anyone who saw him during the days before police were called.

At this time there is no indication that there is a risk to the public.

If you have any information on this case, please contact the VicPD non-emergency line at 250-995-7654, or report it anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.