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Willene Chong Homicide

2008 Homicide - Willene Chong

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Updates

June 21, 2012 - Homicide investigators make a renewed appeal for information.

June 6, 2011 - Vancouver Police officers continue to follow up leads generated from a variety of sources, including social networking and media. Investigators remain optimistic of a break-through in the case.

$10,000 Reward Offered

On September 11th, 2008, Willene Wah Ying Chong lay sleeping in her bed at 2781 E.55th Avenue when an arsonist set fire to her home. The 77 year old woman became Vancouver's 15th homicide victim of 2008, dying in the house she had lived in for over 36 years.

Mrs. Chong came to Canada from Hong Kong in 1949 to build a better life. She married in 1959 and went on to have five children and seven grandchildren.

The Vancouver Police Board has approved a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for this crime.

Investigators are looking for help in solving this case. Anyone with information can call detectives at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Check back for further updates, which will be posted on this page.

Further Updates

Check back in the near future for further updates in this case.

Media Releases

June 21, 2012

October 29, 2010

June 19, 2009

September 15, 2008

September 12, 2008

 

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