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Wednesday, March 26, 2008

News: Police Probe 'Act of Savages'

Disabled man's body found in his East Van home

Stuart Hunter, with a file from David Carrigg, The Province

Published: Wednesday, March 26, 2008

The family of suspected murder victim Rick Marques says the person who killed the physically and mentally disabled man must be a "savage."

Marques, in his mid-40s, fought his way back from a serious motorcycle crash about 20 years ago only to die under "suspicious circumstances" in his East Vancouver apartment on Monday.

"He came a long way back -- he was in a coma for three months after the accident," said a relative, who asked to remain anonymous. "He had to learn how to eat and speak again. He's had a tortured life.

Rick Marques, seriously injured in a motorcycle crash 20 years ago, was found dead Monday in his Vancouver apartment.

Rick Marques, seriously injured in a motorcycle crash 20 years ago, was found dead Monday in his Vancouver apartment.

Global BC

"How could anybody do this to a person like that? They must be savages -- the kind of SOB who only picks on the elderly and disabled people -- those who can't defend themselves."

Marques' body was found in his South Twins Court ground-level apartment near 30th Avenue and Nanaimo by his mother. The area around his suite was cordoned off by police tape yesterday and bags of evidence were removed.


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