Man’s death deemed suspicious by Lake Country RCM Police

Lake Country RCMP were called to a residence in the 9000 block of Hwy 97 on Saturday, Nov. 3.

  • Nov. 9, 2012 8:00 a.m.

The RCMP Southeast District Major  Crimes Unit is investigating the suspicious death of a Lake Country man.

Lake Country RCMP were called to a residence with regards to a man down complaint on Saturday, Nov. 3. The man has since passed away.

At around 12:13 on Nov. 3, the Lake Country RCMP and BC Ambulance Services attended a residence in the 9000 block of Hwy 97 in response to a report of a man laying by a vehicle.

Emergency repsonders found the man in an unresponsive state and in medical distress.

The 61-year-old man was taken to Kelowna General Hospital by BC Ambulance for medical treatment where he remained until his passing on Nov. 6.

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit and the BC Coroners Service are continuing their investigation into the man’s death which has been deemed as suspicious in nature.

RCMP investigators advise that anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Lake Country RCMP at 250-766-2288 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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