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Missing Lake Country man found dead

Martin Levi Cordsen, 31, was last seen on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018 and reported as missing to the RCMP in Lake Country on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. He was found dead on Oct. 26, 2018.
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October 27, 2018 - 6:38 PM

LAKE COUNTRY – The search for a missing Lake Country man, ended Friday afternoon in tragedy.

The search was being carried out by officials above Oyama in Lake Country a media release says. On Oct. 26 at approximately 1:30 p.m. search and rescue crews located a deceased individual in the vicinity of High Rim Trail, located above Oyama in the Central Okanagan.

“RCMP sadly confirm that the deceased has been identified, as missing person, Martin Cordsen,” Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey of the Kelowna RCMP says in the release. “Police have since notified the deceased’s family of his sudden passing. As a result of our investigation to date, police do not believe that criminality was involved in his death, and have now turned the investigation over to the B.C. Coroners Service,”

The RCMP wish to express their appreciation to officials and volunteers of both the Lake Country Fire Department and Central Okanagan Search and Rescue for their assistance.

The RCMP and Coroners Service have no further information available for release at this time.


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