Vancouver woman, 60, found dead in her apartment in Strathcona

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      Police are investigating the suspicious death of a woman in Strathcona near Chinatown.

      The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) stated in a news release today (October 18) that on October 16, a maintenance worker found 60-year-old Maggie Nelson dead in her apartment at a building located near Keefer Street and Gore Avenue.

      According to the VPD, the death appeared to be suspicious and today investigators ruled it a homicide.

      There haven’t been any arrests made yet. However, the VPD added that investigators don’t believe there is any risk to the general public.

      Anyone with information is asked to contact VPD Major Crime Section at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

      Nelson’s death is the eighth homicide in Vancouver this year.