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Woman found in lake

UPDATE: 2:45 p.m.

Penticton RCMP confirm a death this weekend in Okanagan Lake is not suspicious.

Cpl. Dan Moskaluk says Penticton RCMP responded to a call of a non-responsive woman floating in shallow water in Okanagan Lake near the SS Sicamous on Saturday.

“Emergency personnel responded and confirmed a woman was deceased,” says Moskaluk.

“Penticton RCMP have determined that the death is not suspicious.”

The name of the deceased is not being released pending next of kin notification.


ORIGINAL: 10:30 a.m. 

Penticton RCMP are still investigating after a body was discovered behind the SS Sicamous on Saturday.

RCMP report a body was found and that there was no immediate indication of foul play, however police say the case is still under ‘active investigation’.

Multiple reports from the scene state a body was pulled from the water, but RCMP say they are not ready to comment on possible cause of death.

Police arrived on scene early Saturday morning and remained on scene until they cleared it at 8 p.m. Saturday evening.

Penticton RCMP say an official release on the incident will be sent out on Monday.



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