Monday, January 30, 2017

Francis Le identified in targeted Gang Murder

IHIT has identified 24-year-old Francis Le of Surrey as the victim of a targeted homicide in Richmond Friday night.

Le was one of thirteen people charged with 66 drug-related and firearms offences in March 2016 following a 21-month long investigation into drug dealing in Surrey. Police executed four search warrants and seized large quantities of fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, MDMA and oxycodone. Police also seized two automatic submachine guns with five loaded high capacity magazines, a box of ammunition and more than $600,000 in cash.
Charged with 36 counts of trafficking and seven firearm-related offences are Sophon Sek of Surrey, Mona Khodabandehloo of Burnaby and Glen Hudson of Surrey. All are thought to be connected to the 'Red Scorpions' gang. Police say Le's murder does not appear to be connected to two homicides that occurred in the area earlier in the month.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448).