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Drowning confirmed

UPDATE: 11 a.m.

Kelowna RCMP and the BC Coroners Service remain on the scene of a drowning at 1721 Mountain Ave.

Cpl. Jesse O'Donaghey says police were called shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday for a sudden death at the home.

"The body of the suspected drowning victim, an 83-year-old Kelowna man, was recovered from a swimming pool at that home,” said O’Donaghey.

“His death is being treated as suspicious in nature at this time, until police can determine an exact cause of his death, as general duty investigators are supported by the Kelowna RCMP Serious Crimes Unit and the BC Coroners Service.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


ORIGINAL: 8:30 a.m.

Emergency crews are on the scene of a possible drowning at a home on Mountain Avenue in the lower Glenmore area.

Crews were called out shortly before 8 a.m.

Police, fire and ambulance are all on the scene.

Details when they become available.



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