VPD turn to public for Stanley Park homicides investigation

The Vancouver Police are reaching out to the public

The Vancouver police are asking the public to come forward with information related to two attacks in Stanley Park that occurred over a year ago.

On Wednesday, November 16th 2016, a citizen observed a distressed 82-year-old man alone in his car in the north parking lot of Brockton Oval in Stanley Park. Police arrived to find the man suffering from serious traumatic injuries. The man is still recovering and is cooperating with the police investigation.

Less than three months after the incident, 61-year-old Lubomir “Lubo” Kunik was attacked and killed on the seawall between Second and Third beaches in Stanley Park. Kunik’s body was found on Wednesday, February 1st 2016 by a man walking his dog.

This map shows all the major points of Stanley Park (City of Vancouver).

Constable Jason Doucette, the VPD media spokesperson, says detectives from the Homicide Unit have spoken with locals and visitors of Stanley Park. “We know there are lots of rumours out there about the attacks… Rumour or not, we are asking people to come forward with any information they have about either of these incidents.”

Police encourage those who want to go to Stanley Park at night to not do so alone.

VPD ask those who have information regarding the two incidents to call detectives at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.