Capilano River incident update

North Vancouver

2020-10-09 10:20 PDT

File # 2020-27068

North Vancouver RCMP and BC Coroners Service are issuing a joint press release regarding an incident on October 1, 2020, on Capilano River, North Vancouver, which initiated a BC Coroners Service investigation into the death of one person, and an RCMP investigation of one missing person.

The BC Coroners Service investigation into the death of one person remains ongoing and North Vancouver RCMP continue to support the coroner's investigation. North Vancouver RCMP continue to investigate one missing person, and efforts to find that person remain ongoing.

Family of the missing person has requested that RCMP not release that person's identity and neither the coroner nor RCMP will provide confirmation of any media reports on the identity of the deceased. BC Coroners Service and North Vancouver RCMP request that media respect the right to privacy requested by family members of those involved.

RCMP will provide timely updates on the missing person investigation when they become available.

Released by

Sgt. Peter DeVries

Media Relations Officer
North Vancouver RCMP
nvan.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)
147 East 14th St, North Van., BC, V7L 2N4
Office: 604-969-7561
Cell: 604-363-5584
Fax: 604-969-7587

Email: peter.devries@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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