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Murder investigators hunting son of dead Richmond woman

Darwin Lescan, 38, believed to be connected to death of his mother, 62-year-old Redelma Belisario

Police are asking the public to help them find a 38-year-old man, after his mother was found dead in the family home Tuesday afternoon.

Richmond RCMP were called to a home in the 11,000 block of Woodhead Road, near No. 5 and Cambie roads, after family members found 62-year-old Redelma Belisario dead. Her death is being treated as suspicious and a team from IHIT has been called in.

Investigators are now hunting for her son, Darwin Lescano, who is believed to be connected to the incident.

“It is the priority of IHIT to locate Mr. Lescano. We are asking that anyone who knows where Mr. Lescano may be or if you see him that you call police immediately, do not approach him,” said Sgt. Stephanie Ashton, IHIT media relations officer.

IHIT is asking anyone who may have information to call the IHIT tipline by calling 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or email at ihittipline@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

If you wish to remain anonymous, provide information on the web at solvecrime.ca or by phone 1-800-222-8477.

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Police seal off the home on Woodhead Road, near the No. 5 and Cambie road intersection Wednesday morning - Alan Campbell/Richmond News