Person of interest sought in Hiawatha death

Aimee Parkes and Ryan Quigley.
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KELOWNA – RCMP have released the name of the woman found dead at Hiawatha Trailer Park earlier this week and are saying the results of an autopsy will likely confirm she was murdered.

The body of Amy Jane Parkes, 35, was found in her trailer shortly before 10 a.m. Tuesday after she did not show up for work.

Her death was deemed suspicious and police are now asking for the public’s help in locating a man who may have information regarding the suspicious death.

The whereabouts of the person of interest, Ryan James Quigley are currently unknown to police. He is a 34-year-old Caucasian male, 5 ft. 10 in. tall and 154 lbs. He has brown, medium-length, curly hair and green eyes.

RCMP are also looking for a burgundy or purple 2002 Suzuki Grand Vitara, with B.C. Licence Plate 944REL.

Police emphasize that if you see Ryan Quigley do not approach him, instead call 9-1-1.

Police are searching for Ryan James Quigley and this 2002 Grand Vitara.
Police are searching for Ryan James Quigley and this 2002 Grand Vitara.
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Anyone with any information on Quigley, the vehicle, or the investigation in general is asked to call Const. Meyers, at 250-762-3300. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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