Western News file photo

South Okanagan RCMP investigating after man found dead in a vehicle

Penticton police respond to a report of a sudden death

Penticton RCMP are investigating after responding to a report of a sudden death on Wednesday evening.

Const. James Grandy said police found a man in his 50’s in a vehicle parked in the 700 block of Government Street around 10 p.m. The man was confirmed to be deceased by emergency personnel.

READ MORE: Penticton RCMP have the busiest detachment in B.C.

“The investigation is in its early stages as investigators continue to work to confirm the man’s cause of death. We have not made a determination about any criminality at this time,” said Grandy.

The BC Coroners Service are also investigating the reported sudden death.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Penticton RCMP, 250-492-4300. Alternatively, they can report anonymously to Crimestoppers 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

To report a typo, email: editor@pentictonwesternnews.com.


@PentictonNews
editor@pentictonwesternnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

RCMP request public’s help in locating missing Salmon Arm man

Ken Derkach is a familiar face to many, one of the city’s residents who is without a home

Drunk man on dirt bike among May motor vehicle calls for Chase RCMP

Other calls resulted in excessive speed tickets and the arrests of two prohibited drivers

Playgrounds to reopen across the Okanagan on June 1

After nearly two months closure, playgrounds are set to reopen

Property tax bills now on their way to Salmon Arm homeowners

COVID-19 delayed mailing slightly, deadline extended but council hopes residents will pay by July 2

Mission prison COVID-19 outbreak ends, 9 new cases in B.C.

New positive test at Port Coquitlam care home

Booze on Kelowna beaches? Mayor says ‘not at the moment’

Mayor Colin Basran says alcohol in public spaces is not on council’s radar right now — but that could change

Getting hitched at historic B.C. gold rush town still on table during COVID-19 pandemic

Micro-weddings, online visits, offered at Barkerville Historic Town and Park

VIDEO: Police look for suspect seen tripping elderly woman in Burnaby

The elderly woman was walking near the SkyTrain station when she was randomly tripped

Summerland amends procedure for virtual council meetings, adding transparency

During COVID-19 pandemic, meetings have been held using online technology

Motor trike crashes into hole in Kelowna

A man was taken to hospital after crashing his trike on Anderson Road

Serious vehicle incident closes Highway 97 near Falkland

DriveBC says an assessment is underway; delays expected

South Okanagan woman to ‘load up the cart’ with toys for local hospital

Pascale-Ann Demers launched a GoFundMe to upgrade the toy supply at Penticton Regional Hospital

Most Read