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RCMP investigating death of UBC Okanagan student

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February 22, 2016 - 2:54 PM

KELOWNA - Both the RCMP and the B.C. Coroners Service are looking into the death of a UBC Okanagan student in Kelowna last night.

Gurpreet Gavin Singh Dhaliwal, 21, of Kelowna was visiting friends at a home off campus when he went into medical distress around 9:30 p.m., Feb. 21.

His friends called 911 but Dahliwal could not be resuscitated, according to a media release from the coroners service.

He lived in residence at the university campus.

The cause and manner of death are under investigation by the RCMP and the coroners service.

To contact a reporter for this story, email John McDonald at or call 250-808-0143. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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