Police investigating sudden death in Valleyview

Kamloops City

2023-04-21 09:51 PDT

File # 2023-13551

The Kamloops RCMP Detachment is looking for witnesses and information after a body was discovered in a Valleyview dumpster late last night.

On Thursday April 20, 2023, around 11:30 p.m., Kamloops RCMP Detachment frontline officers responded to the 1900-block of Curlew Drive in response to the report. Upon arrival, police confirmed the presence of a deceased person in a dumpster between two buildings.

A police presence remains on scene and in the area while officers work to determine whether the death is suspicious, said Corporal Crystal Evelyn, Kamloops RCMP spokesperson.

The investigation is in its very early stages and includes collecting physical evidence, obtaining statements, and seeking witnesses, images, and video that may assist in determining what transpired.

No further information is available at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2023-13551.

Released by

Cpl. Crystal Evelyn

Media Relations Office
Kamloops RCMP
560 Battle Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N4
Office: 250-828-3193
Fax: 250-828-3034

Email: crystal.evelyn@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: kamloops.rcmp.ca

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