On November 29, 2018, 31-year-old Jan Poepl was arrested and later charged with second degree murder in connection with the death of 34-year-old Nicole Hasselmann. Mr. Poepl will appear before a judge in B.C. Provincial Court on November 30, 2018.
This was an isolated incident and those involved were known to each other. There was no risk to public safety. Anyone with information, who have yet to come forward to police, is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or www.solvecrime.ca No further details will be released as this case is now before the court.