Family and friends holding vigil to remember Chilliwack homicide victim Chucky Klose

A vigil is being held in downtown Chilliwack tonight in the place where Klose’s body was found

A candlelight vigil is being held in downtown Chilliwack tonight for the man who was the victim of a homicide last weekend.

The body of 58 year old Abbotsfordian Chucky Klose was found behind the Scotiabank in the 46000 block of Yale Road late Saturday night, and that’s where the vigil will be held, starting at 6 p.m.

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The vigil is being organized by Klose’s family and they are asking people to bring candles, flowers and balloons.

Though he was from Abbotsford, Klose was well known to many people in Chilliwack.

The RCMP’s Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) is continuing to investigate the homicide.


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