Police appeal for tips after bodies found in West Kelowna

An RCMP officer guards the entrance to the neighbourhood where the bodies of a man and woman were found.

WEST KELOWNA - The bodies of a man and a woman were found in West Kelowna and police are asking the public for help in understanding what happened.

West Kelowna RCMP were called to the area of Shannon Way and Westville Way today, March 2, at around 7 a.m. A release from the RCMP says the investigation is in its early stages and the ages and identities of the couple have not been released.

West Kelowna RCMP and the B.C. Coroners Service are on scene and the area is cordoned off.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the West Kelowna RCMP at 250-768-2880. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

An RCMP officer directs a local resident around a roadblock at the entrance to the neighbourhood where the bodies of a man and woman were found.
An RCMP officer directs a local resident around a roadblock at the entrance to the neighbourhood where the bodies of a man and woman were found.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at aproskiw@infonews.ca or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

— This story was updated at 11:09 a.m. with photos from the scene.


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