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Man found dead in bushes in central Richmond

Richmond RCMP says the incident is not considered suspicious
A man was found dead in a bush area near Alderbridge Way and Minoru Boulevard.

A man was pronounced dead after being found in a bush area on Monday morning.

Richmond RCMP officers went to check on the man shortly after 6 a.m. on May 29 after he was spotted lying unresponsive in the bushes near the corner of Alderbridge Way and Minoru Boulevard.

Community members had posted on social media on Tuesday wondering what had happened to the man after spotting police activity in the area.

“Despite the best efforts from emergency services personnel, the man was pronounced deceased,” said Cpl. Dennis Hwang, Richmond RCMP spokesperson.

He was later identified by fingerprint analysis as a 39-year-old man believed to have been living in the bush area.

Police do not consider the incident to be suspicious.