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Ronald Facey Located

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
File #: 
19-11548

Victoria BC -  Sadly, Ronald Facey was located in Port Renfrew deceased last night.

We’re continuing our investigation with the assistance of the Sooke RCMP and BC Coroner service. The death is not considered suspicious.

We appreciate the assistance received from the public.

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Our History | Remembering Fallen Constable John Curry

Friday, March 1, 2019

Victoria, BC – VicPD Officers are remembering one of our own today. Constable John Curry’s End of Watch was Monday, February 29th, 1864.

155 years ago, 24 year-old Constable John Curry found himself testifying at a “Coroner’s Inquisition” regarding the death of a young First Nations boy. The inquisition was held at the Boomerang Saloon. Constable Curry himself be the subject of the very next Coroner’s Inquisition in Victoria at the saloon; having been shot and killed in the course of his duties late on Monday, February 29th, 1864.

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