Planning for Cst. Shaelyn Yang’s funeral is now underway. (Photo - BC RCMP)
Planning for Cst. Shaelyn Yang’s funeral is now underway. A statement from the family is expected in the days to come, however, the need to provide the family time and space is important as they go through the grieving process and prepare for the funeral.
The details for the funeral at this time are as follows:
Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 11 a.m.
Venue: Richmond Olympic Oval, 6111 River Road, Richmond, B.C.
The RCMP is working with a number of individuals, groups and businesses that may be directly impacted, prior to providing recommendations and directions such as traffic closures to the public. Therefore, further information, media direction and traffic restrictions will be provided closer to the date. Please monitor the BC RCMP website for the most accurate information.
The RCMP is grateful for the significant outpouring of public support and condolences. We encourage members of the public to send an electronic message to the family of Cst. Yang to: RCMP.Condolences-Condoleances.GRC@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Your messages of condolence will be sent to Cst. Yang’s family and to Burnaby RCMP Detachment.
Seating is limited at the venue and will be reserved for family, invited guests, designated officials and uniformed first responders participating in the funeral march. Alternative viewing options are being looked at and will be shared as soon as possible.
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