Suspicious death ruled a homicide by police

The death of Shaun Alexander McGregor has been ruled a homicide. The 34-year-old was found on April 9 in an apartment on Begbie Street.

The death of 34-year-old Shaun Alexander McGregor has been ruled a homicide, said the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit and Victoria Police Department detectives Wednesday.

McGregor was discovered on Thursday, April 9 shortly after 7:30 p.m. in an apartment in the 1500-block of Begbie Street. He was pronounced dead on scene.

An autopsy on April 16 was able to determine his death was a homicide, but investigators are not releasing the cause of death.

Investigators have also located and spoken to Chelse Burns, a person of interest who officers believed may have had information to assist the investigation.

If you have any information about this investigation, call VicPD at 250-995-7294 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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