Nine months ago, 13-year-old Marrisa Shen was murdered after leaving her home; her body was discovered in Burnaby’s Central Park.
The young girl was last seen on July 18th near Central Boulevard and McKay Avenue just after 7:30 p.m. Prior to this latest video she was last seen leaving her home at 6 p.m.
Now, the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has released a criminal profile of the person they believe is responsible for her death.
They add that the unknown offender may have lived near Burnaby’s Central Park on July 18, 2017.
In addition, the offender may have demonstrated the following behaviours:
- Unexpectedly moved (either permanently or temporarily)
- Uncharacteristically avoided the Central Park area
- Withdrew from social or family activities
- Missed work or scheduled appointments
- Showed suicidal gestures or attempts
- Showed interest or special attention to the media coverage related to Marrisa Shen’s death
- Increased or decreased his or her drug and/or alcohol use
Marrisa Shen Investigation Media Portal
Update on Marrisa Shen investigation. Criminal profile of offender by RCMP Behavioural Sciences Group. Unknown offender may have lived near Burnaby’s Central Park on July 18, 2017. Contact @HomicideTeam w/ info. Visit https://t.co/KDQOQfp2fl for latest information. pic.twitter.com/JDbh4zruan
— IHIT (@HomicideTeam) April 24, 2018
For more information on the investigation, visit marrisashen.org.
If you have any information that you think could help investigators in solving the homicide of Marrisa SHEN, please contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at [email protected]
Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 or visit bccrimestoppers.com to leave an anonymous on-line tip.