Police seek witnesses in Metchosin suspicious death case
Martin Payne, 60, was found deceased in his Metchosin home on Brookview Drive Friday, July 12, 2019. (Facebook)
CTV Vancouver Island
Published Saturday, July 13, 2019 12:50PM PDT
Last Updated Monday, July 15, 2019 11:23AM PDT
West Shore RCMP say foul play is suspected in the death of a 60-year-old Metchosin man.
Police found Martin Payne deceased in his home in the 1000 block of Brookview Drive on Friday. They had visited his home after he was reported missing from work.
The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit is leading the investigation into Payne's death.
Police say Payne's truck -- a red Ford F150 with British Columbia licence plate 7432HY -- was found Tuesday afternoon in Oak Bay. The extended cab truck was parked on Woodburn Avenue.
Anyone who saw the truck between the afternoon of Monday, July 8, and 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, is asked to call the VIIMCU information line at 250-380-6211. Police are also asking anyone who has seen any suspicious activity near Payne's home to call the same number.