A man found dead in Richmond Friday was a notary public with no ties to violence, homicide investigators said.
Richmond RCMP had been called to a business in the 8200-block of Granville Avenue at about 5:30 p.m Friday for reports of a death.
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said Saturday night that Stephen Chong, 58, was found dead inside his business. His death is considered suspicious and police believe it was not a random act.
“Mr. Stephen Chong was a notary public in the Richmond community with no record of criminality,” said Sgt. Frank Jang.
“Our investigators are working hard to determine motive.”
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