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Drowning victim named

The BC Coroners Service has identified the woman who drowned in a canoeing accident.

Arlene Susan Westervelt, 56, died when the canoe she was in with her husband tipped over in Okanagan Lake on Sunday evening.

Her husband was rescued by a passing boater, but Westervelt could not be found in the water.

Neither one was wearing a life jacket.

The coroners service says the RCMP dive team found her Monday about 25 meters from shore under about 12 metres of water.

The BC Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate the death.

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