Police looking for information in cold case investigation

Prince George, Information Wanted

2024-01-31 08:05 PST

File # 2009-8940

The Prince George RCMP’s Serious Crime Unit is reaching out to the public for information on the 2009 homicide of 44-year-old Vernon Darcy Baker.

On April 11, 2009, at approximately 6:35 a.m., Vernon Baker attended a home on the 2300-block of Victoria Street and told the residents there he had been stabbed. Vernon was transported to a nearby hospital where he unfortunately succumbed to his injuries a short time later.

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Investigators are appealing to anyone who may have information about this tragedy to please come forward and speak with police. Vernon’s family have never forgotten him and are still hoping to get answers as to what happened that morning, states Cpl. Jennifer Cooper, Media Relations Officer for the Prince George RCMP.

If you have any information about the homicide of Vernon Baker including who may be responsible, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at www.northernbccrimestoppers.ca (English only). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.

Released by

Cpl. Jennifer Cooper
Communications NCO / Media Relations Officer
Prince George RCMP
455 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 0B7
Office: 250-561-3300

Email: princegeorge_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: princegeorge.rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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