May 17, 2013 - 1:46 PM
UPDATE: 1:39 p.m. May 17, 2013
RCMP say tips from Kelowna residents helped them find the long board associated with a woman found dead in Lake Okanagan May 16.
West Kelowna investigators are still working on establishing a full timeline for Naomi Martens and are asking anyone who might be aware of her movements between May 8 to 13 to contact them at 250-768-2880, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637) ktown.
UPDATE: 12:25 p.m. May 16, 2013
West Kelowna RCMP have identified the woman found dead in Okanagan Lake near Atwood Place.
She was Naomi Martens, 41, of Kelowna.
Officers attempting to establish a timeline for Martens are asking anyone who may be aware of her movements between May 8 - 13 to contact them. They also continue to search for her longboard, described as a landyatchtz Bamboo Pinner with a green and black face on the bottom, drawn in aboriginal style. The top is a natural green colour with a blue and green Roxy sticker placed near the back.
10:28 a.m. May 16, 2013
West Kelowna RCMP pulled a woman's body out of Okanagan Lake earlier this week and are seeking help finding her long board.
Mounties received a report shortly before 7 p.m. May 13 that a body was in the lake near Atwood Place and began a recovery mission. Foul play is not suspected at this time, though RCMP are working with the B.C. Coroners Service in the investigation.
What they hope to find now is the woman's long board. It's a Landyachtz Bamboo Pinner decorated in an aboriginal style with a green and black face on the bottom. The top is a natural colour with a blue and green sticker placed near the back.
The woman's name is not being released at this time.
Anyone with information about this case including the whereabouts of the longboard is asked to call the West Kelowna RCMP at 250-768-2880, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637) ktown.
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