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Man identified in 2019 West Lake homicide, Prince George RCMP continuing investigation

Human remains and a burning vehicle were discovered on Jan. 12, 2019
Kristopher Bychyk, 41 years old, has been identified as the victim in a 2019 West Lake homicide. (via RCMP)

North District and Prince George RCMP have released more details of a 2019 homicide near West Lake. 

In a release, Cpl. Madonna Saunderson says police responded to numerous calls later determined to be related to the case. 

They first received a tip of a car fire on Chilako Station Road followed by human remains being found in the West Lake area, which were then identified as 41-year-old Kristopher Bychk. 

Police say a canvass of West Lake and Chilako areas have been done and video footage has also been reviewed, but add forensic analysis is ongoing. 

Authorities are now appealing to the public for information related to a black Dodge Neon that has a distinct spoiler and a white design on the side.

The car could have been in the West Lake and Chilako Road areas in or around Jan.12, 2019. 

70206_Neon_burned (1)(via North District RCMP)

"Kris grew up in the Lower Mainland and in 2018 decided to go to Prince George for a job opportunity and affordable housing," Kris's mom Sherri says in the release. 

"He was my son and I loved him very much-no one deserves what happened to him. There are people who have information and who can help. Please contact the police if you know anything."

Mounties say any information and detail, no matter how small, could help assist the investigation. 

"Every piece of information is useful – even the smallest detail," said Cpl. Landen Tonn, "You may hold the piece that helps solve this homicide."

If you have any information, you are asked to call Prince George RCMP at 250-561-3300 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. 

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