***UPDATE 20 Nov 2019: Based on post-mortem testing results, combined with a thorough police investigation, FRISK’s death has been deemed non-suspicious. The BC Coroners Service will continue its work on determining the cause of death. The Terrace RCMP would like to thank the public for its assistance in this investigation. Original Post noted below:
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Terrace RCMP are asking for the public’s help following a suspicious death early Sunday morning.
On Nov. 10, 2019 around 1:45 am, Terrace RCMP responded to a report involving an intoxicated pedestrian on Hwy 16 E. Police were unable to locate the man.
Around 5 am, police were dispatched to a report of a man in the roadway on Thornhill Frontage Road parallel to the north side of Hwy 16. Officers attended and located an unresponsive man who was taken to the hospital by ambulance. Blaine FRISK of Kamloops BC, was pronounced dead a few hours later. He is the same man from the call received around 1:45 am.
Police are asking the public to please contact Terrace RCMP if they have dash camera footage of Hwy 16 and its parallel roads between midnight and 5 am, along the strip between Hwy 37 and the Thornhill sign; had any contact with FRISK after 1 am; or have more information about the night’s events involving FRISK.
Please call 250-638-7400 and reference file 19-12330, or report anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS or online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca.As this investigation remains open, no further information will be released to the media.