Keri Smith, 36, and Terrence Peter Smith, 37, were found dead in a home in Richmond on Monday. (IHIT handout)

UPDATED: Pair found dead in Richmond moved from Surrey only a month ago

The two bodies have been identified as Keri Smith, 36, and Terrence Peter Smith, 37.

The two people found dead at a home in Richmond on Monday have been identified a married couple formerly of Surrey.

Keri Smith, 36, and Terrence Peter Smith, 37, were discovered in a home in the 6600 block of Eckersley Road around 2:30 a.m., after officers were called about possible gunfire.

They had only moved to Richmond within the past month, Integrated Homicide Investigation Team Cpl. Frank Jang said Tuesday.

They also have ties to Vernon.

Jang said that the pair had been married for about two years and that Terrence worked in construction.

Investigators said they believe their deaths were targeted, and that both were known to police. A motive is not yet clear.

Anyone with information is asked to contact IHIT at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


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