RCMP investigating suspicious deaths


2017-12-20 15:09 PST

File # 2017- 75694

Kelowna RCMP Serious Crime Unit, RCMP Forensic Identification Section and the BC Coroners Service are currently investigating the scene of a suspicious death involving 3 people at a residence in the Rutland area of Kelowna BC.

On December 19th, 2017 at approximately 5pm, Kelowna RCMP were called to a residence in the Rutland area of Kelowna BC and upon attending police located three deceased individuals. The deaths appear to be suspicious and therefore the Kelowna Serious Crime Unit was called to investigate.

Police have one male in custody.

This investigation is in its preliminary stages, states Cst. Lesley Smith Kelowna RCMP RCMP continue to secure the property as our serious crimes and specially trained forensic investigators examine the inside of the residence.

An update will be provided should more information become available.

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Cst. Lesley Smith

Media Relations
Kelowna Detachment
Office: 252-762-3300
Fax: 250-470-6213

Email: lesley.smith@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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