A fire investigation in Fort St John has turned in to a homicide investigation following the discovery of human remains.
The investigation leads back to a March 30th report of a residential fire on Hannaford Road near Charlie Lake.
Following the investigation of the totaled home, the home owner’s vehicle was discovered , also on fire, on Golf Course Road.
Police uncovered human remains inside the vehicle.
With assistance from the BC Coroner’s Service, the North District RCMP have identified the remains as those of John Banky, and now believe the death to be a homicide.
The investigation is on-going.