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Body found on Rutland sidewalk

The body of a 32-year-old Kelowna man was found on this sidewalk in the 100-block of Highway 44 early in the morning on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. RCMP call the man's death suspicious.
Image Credit: Blaine Gaffney/Global Okanagan
January 27, 2014 - 10:58 AM

KELOWNA – The body of a Kelowna man was found on the sidewalk early this morning on Highway 33 in Rutland.

The RCMP say the 32-year-old’s death is suspicious so the Serious Crime Unit is investigating.

The police aren't saying the man was murdered, only that that the death is suspicious and the case is under investigation.

The body was found at 2:06 a.m.

The identity of the man isn’t being released as the RCMP work to find and notify his family.

Anyone with information that could help with the investigation are asked to call the Kelowna RCMP Tip Line at 250-470-6236.

If you want to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leave a tip online, or send a text message to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

To contact the reporter for this story, email aproskiw@infotelnews.ca, call 250-718-0428 or tweet @AdamProskiew.

- This story was updated at 12:13 p.m., Jan. 25, 2013 to add photos of the crime scene.

Officers with the Serious Crimes Unit take measurements as part of their investigation.
Officers with the Serious Crimes Unit take measurements as part of their investigation.
Image Credit: Blaine Gaffney/Global Okanagan

RCMP Serious Crime Unit investigators on the scene of a suspicious death in the 100-block of Highway 33.
RCMP Serious Crime Unit investigators on the scene of a suspicious death in the 100-block of Highway 33.
Image Credit: Blaine Gaffney/Global Okanagan

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