POLICE – Investigation into death of man found in dumpster continues

Gregory Troy Hamilton.

What caused the death of a man discovered in a dumpster recently is still under investigation following a recent autopsy.

Gregory “Troy” Hamilton, who also went by the alias of Troy Hamilton and the nickname ‘Monster’, was found dead in a dumpster between two buildings on the 1900-block of Curlew Drive around 11:30 p.m., Thursday, April 20, 2023.

“The circumstances are suspicious surrounding the manner in which he was discovered,” said Sgt. Nestor Baird of the Kamloops RCMP Serious Crime Unit.

“We are continuing to work with the B.C. Coroners Service to determine an exact cause of death.”

Members of the Kamloops RCMP Detachment’s Serious Crime Unit, General Investigation Support Team, Forensic Identification Services Unit, and Frontline Officers are involved in the investigation and continue their appeal to the public for information and video to help timeline Troy Hamilton’s last movements.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2023-13551.

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