Updated – APD And IHIT Investigating Homicide

On Thursday January 2, 2014 at approximately 3:45 pm., the Abbotsford Police Department responded to the report of an injured male having entered into a business in the 30100 block of Automall Drive in Abbotsford.

The male appeared to have suffered stab injuries and later died in hospital. He is identified as 31 year old, Matthew Gordon Campbell of Abbotsford. Mr. Campbell was known to police for his history relating to gang activity and indications at this point in the investigation suggest this was not a random incident.

IHIT investigators have taken conduct of the investigation.

stabbing 2“IHIT investigators are working closely with the Abbotsford Police Department, investigators with the CFSEU-BC and the BC Provincial Intelligence Centre (PIC) who have provided information to assist this investigation. We remain in the early stages and are working to find out what occurred and the person or persons responsible for this crime.” says Sgt. Adam MacIntosh of IHIT.

Anyone with information are asked to please call the IHIT Tipline at 1-877-551-4448 by email at ihittipline@rcmp-grc.gc.ca. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a tip on their website at Solvecrime.ca.

stabbing 3Previously Submitted. This afternoon at 3:45 pm the Abbotsford Police Department were called to a business in the 30100 block of Automall Drive. A man in his 30’s entered that business with a severe injury to his neck Medical resources were deployed to assist the man and APD members began investigating and gathering evidence. Tragically, the wounded man succumbed to his injuries a short time after arriving at hospital. The investigation is now being transitioned to the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT).

Further information and updates will be provided tomorrow by the IHIT Media Spokesperson -Sgt. Adam MacIntosh.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the IHIT Tip Line at 1-877-551-4448 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Photos of Abbotsford Crime Scene Jan 3, 2014 Homicide Jan 2, 2014 Red Scorpion leader Matthew Gordon Campbell. Submitted.

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