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Search for missing Kelowna man ends tragically

Peter Schouten was found deceased in a shed Jan. 2 after he was reported missing Dec. 8.
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WEST KELOWNA - The search for a local man who was missing for over a month ended with a tragic result today, Jan. 5 after RCMP confirmed he was located deceased in a shed.

Police positively identified the remains as Peter Schouten, a Kelowna man who was reported missing Dec. 8. The body was found on Jan. 2 in a shed by a residence on the 1800 block of Olympus Way in West Kelowna.

Const. Jesse O’Donaghey, a spokesperson for Kelowna RCMP says foul play is not suspected at this time.

West Kelowna RCMP and the B.C. Coroner’s Service continue to investigate Schouten’s death.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Glynn Brothen at, or call 250-319-7494. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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