The Vancouver Police have identified 18-year-old Sachdeep Singh Dhoot of Surrey as Vancouver’s third homicide victim of 2018.

Police were called to the area of Fairmont Street and Vanness Avenue just after 3 p.m. on January 18, to investigate the discovery of a stolen vehicle. Officers found Dhoot’s body in the trunk of the vehicle.

Investigators have confirmed that Dhoot was reported missing to the Surrey RCMP last week, who were investigating. Based on the information collected so far, this does not appear to be a random murder.

Anyone with information about this murder is asked contact investigators at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.