May 24, 2013 - 11:49 AM
The B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed the identities of two men who died following a boating incident at Kalamalka Lake on May 21, 2013.
The two men were Fredrick Basil Marshall, aged 50, and Albert James Castanelli, aged 47. Both were from Vernon.
Marshall and Castanelli were on a camping trip on the east side of Kalamalka Lake in an area accessible only by boat. On the morning of May 22, a hiker in a remote area of the lake found camping equipment washed up on a beach. The hiker contacted the authorities who then began a search of the area.
Marshall and Castanelli were found in separate areas on the beach.
A Car-Top aluminium boat also was found washed up nearby.
The B.C. Coroners Service and the RCMP are continuing to investigate the deaths.
The families of the two men have been notified.
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