Sudden death on Singh Street

Kamloops City

2020-06-29 14:54 PDT

File # 2020-21151

On June 29, 2020 at 11:45 am, Kamloops RCMP responded to a report of a dog attack at a home in the 900-block of Singh Street in Kamloops.

People in the house state that a pit bull owned by a resident attacked a man who was visiting. Subsequently, the man died of his injuries.

Currently (at 2 pm), the dog is secured on the deck of the residence. Conservation Officers are on scene and will sedate the dog after which, it will be euthanized.

The BC Coroners Service has been notified and is also investigating the circumstances surrounding the man’s death. Due to the privacy of the deceased, under the Coroners Act, his name will not be released. The RCMP and the BC Coroners Service have no further information for release.


 

Released by

Cpl. Jodi Shelkie

Media Relations Officer
Kamloops RCMP
kamloops.rcmp-grc.gc.ca
560 Battle Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N4
Office: (250) 828-3068

Email: jodi.shelkie@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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