Vancouver police identify victims in Marpole double homicide—and can't say if it was targeted or random

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      Vancouver police continue issuing updates in one of the most disturbing crimes of the year.

      Today, it was revealed that the victims of a September 27 double homicide in Marpole were Dianna Mah-Jones, 65, and Richard Jones, 68.

      The married couple were killed at a house on West 64th Avenue near Hudson Street.

      Mah-Jones was a highly regarded occupational therapist at the G.F. Strong Rehabilition Centre and Vancouver General Hospital.

      "In 2015 she was named the Outstanding Occupational Therapist of the Year by the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists B.C. and this past June was honored as the VCH and Provincial Health Care Hero in the annual B.C. Health Care Awards," Vancouver Coastal Health said in a statement. "Dianna will be remembered as someone who went above and beyond to make a difference for her patients and missed by all who knew her."

      The killings occurred on the southwest side of Vancouver.

      “This investigation is a top priority for the VPD,” Const. Jason Doucette said in a VPD news release. “There is nothing so far to suggest this was anything but a random crime. That’s why we are asking the public to look out for one another, and report anything suspicious to 9-1-1.”

      The victims were the 14th and 15th homicides of the year in Vancouver.