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Family friends and supporters remember murdered Burnaby teen Marrisa Shen

It was a somber scene at Burnaby’s Central Park Saturday night when family, friends, and neighbours gathered to share their shock and grief at the murder of 13-year-old Marrisa Shen. 262 more words

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Safety concerns raised about Burnaby’s Central Park following teen’s death

Questions are surfacing regarding the safety of a Burnaby park after a 13-year-old’s body was found Wednesday morning.

The 90-hectare park in Burnaby has always been seen as a family-friendly space, but Marissa Shen’s death has brought up concerns about the park’s safety. 286 more words

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IHIT and RCMP investigating death of 13-year-old girl in Burnaby

RCMP and the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) are investigating the death of a 13-year-old girl found in Burnaby’s Central Park.

The victim has been identified by IHIT as Marrisa Shen. 245 more words

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Anti-homelessness advocates in Burnaby vow more action against 'demovictions'

Amid the so-called demovictions in Burnaby, we’re now seeing a ramping-up of the rhetoric from activists who say their new response will be to create what one has called a “political crisis.” 234 more words

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