RCMP and BC Coroners Service investigating found human remains

Penticton

2021-04-07 10:23 PDT

File # Penticton 2021-4772

The Penticton RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are investigating after the remains of an adult person were discovered on Tuesday afternoon.

On March 30, 2021 at 3:15 p.m., the Penticton RCMP received a report of a deceased person under the Causeway Bridge near Skaha Beach, Penticton, by a person jogging in the area.

The Penticton RCMP is working to determine the decedents identity, states Sgt. Scott Hanry of the Penticton RCMP.

The BC Coroners Service is conducting its own, parallel fact-finding investigation into the death with no further details available at this time.

Unless it is required to further the investigation, the RCMP will not be publicly identifying the individual.
 

Released by

Sgt. Jason Bayda

Penticton South Okanagan Similkameen Regional Detachment Media Relations Officer
Osoyoos RCMP
16 Eagle Court, Box 960, Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V0
Office: 250-495-7236
Fax: 250-495-7416

Email: jason.bayda@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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