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UPDATE: West Kelowna RCMP investigating suspicious death

A body was found in a vehicle on Bear Creek Road on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016.
Image Credit: Global Okanagan/Bruce Dawson (with permission)
January 07, 2016 - 1:20 PM

WEST KELOWNA – Police now consider the death of a man, whose body was found in a vehicle on Bear Creek Road yesterday, suspicious.

West Kelowna RCMP officers were called to the area, about two kilometres past Parkinson Road, at about 11:23 a.m., Jan. 6., where they found the man’s body inside the vehicle, according to a media release.

“The West Kelowna RCMP General Investigative Section has assumed conduct of the investigation and police are treating the man’s death as suspicious in nature,” Const. Jesse O’Donaghey says in the release.

Along with the RCMP Forensic Identification Service from Kelowna, the B.C. Coroners Service is also involved in the investigation, which O’Donaghey says is in the early stages. He promises more information once it becomes available.


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— This story was updated at 1:20 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 to add new information from the RCMP.

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