June 09, 2014 - 9:17 AM
OLIVER – RCMP released a suspect in the suspicious death of a woman whose body was found at a campsite on Saturday.
The suspect, whose name was not released, was arrested over the weekend.
RCMP say they were called to a disturbance near the shore of Sawmill Lake at about 3 a.m. Saturday.
Officers found the body of a woman whose identity is not being released to the public at this time.
“Investigators do not believe there to be any danger to the public,” Cst. Kris Clark said in a media release.
Sawmill Lake, which is also called Burnell Lake, is part of the Burnell-Sawmill Lake Forestry Recreation Site off Fairview Road northwest of the Oliver.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the Oliver RCMP at 250-498-3422 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
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- This story was updated at 9:03 a.m., Monday, June 9, 2014 to add updated information from RCMP.
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