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RCMP, Coroners investigating suspicious death after body found in North Okanagan home

July 31, 2020 - 5:00 PM

The RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit  and B.C. Coroners service is investigating the cause of a suspicious death after the human remains was found in a home near Round Lake in the North Okanagan.

On July 30, shortly before 9:30 a.m., the North Okanagan Rural RCMP was called to a home situated along Emery Louis Road near Round Lake, after remains were found inside the home, according to the RCMP in a news release.

"Police believe that criminality was involved in the individual’s sudden death," states Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey, spokesperson for the B.C. RCMP Southeast District, in the news release. Police officers don't believe there is a risk to the public. 

The Vernon RCMP Integrated Forensic Identification Section is also supporting the RCMP crime unit in the investigation and the B.C. Coroners Service is involved to determine the cause of death, according to the news release.

Anyone with any additional information is asked to contact the RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit at 1-877-987-8477.

 


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