Suspicious death has been deemed a homicide


2022-08-22 09:01 PDT

File # 2022-27862

The investigation into the discovery of a deceased man after a house fire on August 11, 2022, is now being treated as a homicide. The deceased was found in a home located on Athletic St, in south Nanaimo.

In order to further the investigation, police are releasing the name of the deceased person. The deceased has been identified as 40-year-old Trevor Stross, of no fixed address. Investigators have determined that Stross had recently arrived in Nanaimo and was known to travel between Nanaimo and Victoria.

If anyone has had any recent interactions with Trevor Stross, please contact the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345, and quote file # 2022-27862.

Released by

Cst. Gary O'Brien

Media Relations Officer
Nanaimo RCMP
303 Prideaux St, Nanaimo, BC V9R 2N3
Office: 250-755-3257
Cell: 250-713-0701
Fax: 250-755-3238


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