RCMP investigating homicide in Oliver, BC

Oliver, Southeast District, Major Crimes Unit

2023-07-26 08:21 PDT

File # 2023-13075

The British Columbia RCMP’s Major Crime Unit has taken conduct of an investigation after the discovery of a deceased 29-year-old man.

On July 19th, 2023, Oliver RCMP were called to a vineyard on Ryegrass Road, where they confirmed a man was shot and killed.

The suspect departed the scene prior to police arriving. Later that day, police located the suspect at this residence, where he arrested.

Resident of Oliver, Pedro Murillo, has been charged with second degree murder, and remains in custody.

Investigators ask for anyone who was in the area of Ryegrass Rd on July 19th, 2023, and saw anything of note, or who has video in the area, to please contact them.

The investigation is in its preliminary stages, with no identified risk to the public.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call 1-877-987-8477.

Released by

Cpl. James Grandy
District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
Southeast District
Office: 250-460-2398

Email: james.grandy@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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