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Body found in Ben Lee Park

RCMP say a group of girls playing basketball in Ben Lee Park Sunday evening found the body of a man within the boards at the outdoor hockey rink.
April 27, 2015 - 9:27 AM

KELOWNA – RCMP say the body of a middle-aged man was found in Ben Lee Park Sunday evening.

A group of girls were playing basketball when one of them noticed a man lying prone, within the boards of the outdoor hockey rink around 6:30 p.m., April 26, according to Cpl. Joe Duncan.

The identity of the 45-year-old man has not been released.

Duncan says the death has been ruled as “sudden” but “nothing suspicious."

RCMP have turned the case over to the B.C. Coroners Service.

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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