Woman’s body found after shooting reported in Shuswap

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CHASE – Investigators are treating the death of a woman in Shuswap Saturday night as suspicious after a reported shooting incident.

RCMP were called to a report of a possible shooting at home in the 2500 block of Squilax Anglemont Road in Lee Creek, west of Chase at around 9:46 p.m., Nov. 28, according to a media release.

The body of a woman was found at the home and investigators from the RCMP Southeast District Major Crimes Unit are treating the death as suspicious.

“An adult male remains in police custody following his arrest at the residence last night,” Cpl. Dan Moskaluk says in the release. “Investigators are continuing their efforts to locate and advise next of kin.”

Moskaluk says both the RCMP and the B.C. Coroners Service were on the scene today as the investigation continues.

“No public safety issues exist as a result of this matter,” he says. “Investigators are unable to disclose any further details with respect to this investigation at this time.”

Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to contact the Chase RCMP at 250-679-3221 or for those who wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

A woman's body was found in Lee Creek, B.C. after a report of a shooting at a home on Squilax Anglemont Road, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Glynn Brothen at gbrothen@infonews.ca or call 250-319-7494. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

- This story was updated at 6:09 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015  to change the date of the incident with a correction supplied by the RCMP.


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