Mobile home fire death ruled a suicide

The trailer where the body of Dennis Marvin Geep was found April 9. His death has been ruled a suicide.
Image Credit: Global Okanagan (with permission)

WEST KELOWNA – A coroner’s investigation into the death of a West Kelowna man whose body was found after fire destroyed his mobile home has revealed the cause of death to be suicide.

According to the coroner’s report, Dennis Marvin Greep, 56, died of a single shot in the head from a high-calibre rifle in the early hours of April 9.

The report concludes Geep started the fire before taking his own life.

The bodies of two dogs were also found in the mobile home.

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.

THOMPSON: US Airways Flight 1549 was the 'Miracle on the Hudson'
  OPINION Ben Bostic’s business trip to New York City spanned only a couple of days…but it would forever change his life. Nine years ago today at 3:31 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, Ben and 154 others found th

Top News