Kamloops Rural RCMP Detachment at scene of mudslide

Kamloops Rural

2021-02-02 08:52 PST

File # 2021-3518

Members of the Kamloops Rural RCMP Detachment are currently at a local mine where a mudslide occurred earlier this morning with tragic results.

Around 2:24 a.m., the Kamloops Rural RCMP Detachment was called to assist fire and ambulance at a mudslide on the 4000-block of the Trans Canada Hwy. According to initial reports, two miners were trapped and rescued, and another is believed to be deceased.

BC Coroners Service has been notified by police and both are investigating.
 

Released by

Cst. Crystal Evelyn

Media Relations Officer
Kamloops RCMP
kamloops.rcmp-grc.gc.ca
560 Battle Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N4
Office: 250-828-3000
Fax: 250-828-3034

Email: Crystal.Evelyn@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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