DAWSON CREEK, BC: The North District Major Crime Unit (NDMCU) is looking to the public to help further its
investigation into the homicide of a Dawson Creek man who recently relocated from the Lower Mainland…
Police say on Sunday, May 9, 2021, at approximately 9:00 AM, Dawson Creek officers were called to a report of a body found near Highway 2 and Clark Road in Pouce Coupe.
Investigators from NDMCU in partnership with the BC Coroners Service have now identified the body to be that of 55 year-old Lance Wayne Patterson and that his death is a homicide.
Lance Wayne Patterson shown in an undated photo. – RCMP handout
Investigators have also determined that Lance Patterson was known to drive a distinctive 2003 black Mercury Marauder and are seeking any information regarding his activities in the days leading up to his death.
Distinctive car similar to this stock photo. – RCMP handout
“We believe that people have information that will assist us in finding the person responsible for Lance’s death and we urge anyone with information to come forward and speak to an investigator,” says S/Sgt. Wiebe.
Investigators are also asking anyone who travelled on Highway 2 near Clark Road between the late evening hours of May 8 and the early hours of May 9, 2021, to contact Police.
If you have any information about Lance’s death or his vehicle including dash cam video, please contact the Dawson Creek RCMP at (250) 784-3700 or Crime Stoppers at 1(800) 222-8477.