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Man found dead in park near downtown Kelowna

The B.C. Coroners Service is investigating after a 26-year-old man's body was found at a Kelowna park this morning.

Officers were called to a report of a dead man at Knowles Heritage Park near the intersection of Ethel Street and Lawrence Avenue around 7:30 a.m. today, Aug. 11, according to an RCMP news release.

Police identified the man and informed his family, and then turned the investigation over to the coroners service. Police have not released the man's identity.

“The Kelowna RCMP express our condolences to those who are closest to this young man. It’s a tragedy to lose a young person in our community," Kelowna RCMP spokesperson Const. Mike Della-Paolera said in the release.

There is no further police investigation or concerns for the safety of others, RCMP said.

Victim services is supporting the man's family.

Anyone with information that could assist in the investigation is asked to contact the B.C. Coroners Service.

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