The household of a teen killed in Surrey one 12 months in the past is pleading for assist discovering his killers.
Tanner Krupa, 19, was discovered lifeless in an alleyway on Aug. 20, 2017 simply after 5 a.m. following reviews of a struggle. Investigators shortly decided Krupa’s dying was a murder.
“We nonetheless keep in mind vividly receiving the surprising information of his dying. Tanner was solely 19-years-old when he was taken from us,” mentioned Krupa’s mom in an emotional video assertion launched by the Built-in Murder Investigation Staff.
“Tanner didn’t have a prison report and had by no means been in bother. By no means in 1,000,000 years would we have now thought he would move away underneath such horrible circumstances.
“There was a whole disregard to public security as he was murdered in the course of the early morning hours in a quiet residential neighbourhood.”
His mom went on to explain him as a boy who cherished taking part in inline and ice hockey and later developed a ardour for physique constructing and coaching. Tanner had a “contagious smile” and a “large coronary heart which he wore on his sleeve,” plans to attend college that fall and no earlier prison report.
Investigators have since decided that there was seemingly a gaggle of males concerned within the unique struggle that led to Krupa’s dying. It’s believed a number of the males within the group didn’t take part within the assault however who seemingly have first-hand details about what unfolded.
Police have additionally linked the group of males to a white Toyota Corolla and a white Honda Civic that have been captured on video surveillance that very same night.
“It has been a protracted 12 months for the household of Tanner Krupa, who’re eagerly searching for solutions to what occurred to their cherished one,” Cpl. Frank Jang.
“We strongly urge these with information of what occurred to Tanner to come back ahead.”
Surrey RCMP is asking anybody who could have details about this group or both of the 2 automobiles to contact the Built-in Murder Investigation Staff at 1-877-551-4448 or email@example.com.