An 18-year-old boy reported missing by his parents has been found dead in Hazelnut Meadows Park in British Columbia, Canada.
Police responded to the park near 140th Street between 68th and 70th Avenues in Surrey around 8.40pm and found the body of Maanav Kinkar on May 26.
Authorities did not release details of Kinkar’s death, but said there were signs of foul play. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) believe his death to have been a targeted incident.
Investigators believe Kinkar took the SkyTrain to Surrey Central Station and may have boarded a bus. They build a timeline of the teenager’s activities and whereabouts on Thursday.
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IHIT released a photo of Kinkar and video footage of the teenager at the SkyTrain station in hopes of advancing the investigation with witnesses.
“It’s a quiet neighborhood with several residences surrounding the park along 140th Street, 68th Avenue and 142nd Street,” Sergeant David Lee said. said in a press release. “These houses may have the video and the witnesses we are looking for.”
Residents with CCTV footage or dash cam footage around the Hazelnut Meadows Park area between 6 and 9 p.m. on May 26 or anyone with information are asked to contact 1-877-551- IHIT.
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