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UPDATED: Autopsy reveals death not suspicious

People are asking for help in lining up the events prior to finding Gangl's body.
Image Credit: RCMP
May 02, 2014 - 9:01 AM

PENTICTON — Autopsy results show no signs of suspicious death of Edmonton man found floating in the Okanagan River last week.

Police originally suspected the death of Andrew Scott Gangl to be suspicious and asked the public to come forward with any information while they waited on an autopsy, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.

Gangl, a 24-year-old from Edmonton, was last seen walking near Okanagan Falls Elementary School the evening before his body was found, according to Const. Kris Clark.

Police are investigating Gangl’s whereabouts and activity on Thursday, April 24 and encourage anyone to come forward with information. Police are also asking anyone who was in the Okanagan River area on Thursday evening or Friday morning to speak to police if they have any information.

Police describe Gangl as 5”7, 140 pound caucasian man with slim build, blue eyes and strawberry blonde hair. It’s possible he was last seen wearing a black ball cap, blue runners with red stripes, and a dark jacket and backpack.

Investigators are working with B.C. Coroner's Services in the case. 

Anyone with any information is asked to call the RCMP Southeast District Tip line at 1-877-987-8477 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers.

Andrew Scott Gangl
Andrew Scott Gangl
Image Credit: RCMP

— This story was updated Friday May 2, 2014 at 8:40 a.m. to include autopsy results.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Meaghan Archer at or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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