Police are seeking witnesses with information related to the suspicious death of a man found inside his Metchosin home on Friday.
The man has been identified by police as Martin Payne, 60. Foul play is suspected, West Shore RCMP said. The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit, which probes homicides and suspicious deaths, is leading the investigation.
Mounties found Payne’s body in his home on Brookview Drive, after receiving a call that he was missing from work. Three days earlier, Oak Bay police found his truck on Woodburn Avenue. The red Ford F150 pickup truck was found at about 1 p.m. on July 9. Police are looking for anyone who might have seen the truck between the afternoon of July 8 and 1 p.m. on July 9.
Kym Hill, who lives next door to Payne, said he moved into the house in January 2016 with his daughter, but had