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Homicide victim identified

August 8, 2016 2:26 P.M.


KELOWNA — Police have identified the man murdered last week on Kelowna's infamous Hein Road.

Benjamin Cory Virgint, 35, was found shot to death in his home Friday morning.

“Police strongly believe that this was a targeted attack,” said Const. Jesse O’Donaghey.

“The Kelowna RCMP Serious Crimes Unit continue to probe Virgint’s death, as investigators continue to work closely with the B.C. Coroners Service,” said O’Donaghey. “An autopsy of the deceased’s body is still pending."

Police are asking anyone with information to come forward and contact Const. Nicole Shuttleworth of the Kelowna RCMP Serious Crimes Unit at 250-470-6395. Stay anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at or by texting CRIMES (274637) ktown.

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