RCMP in 100 Mile House investigate suspicious death

Hundred Mile House

2021-08-11 09:45 PDT

File # 2021-3197

 On Friday, August 6th, 2021 100 Mile House RCMP members were called to a residence near Sheridan Lake for a sudden death of a 69-year-old male.

Front line members attended with the BC Coroners Service and the investigation revealed concerns around the death.

The BC RCMP North District Major Crime Unit was contacted for assistance, and since taken conduct of the investigation.

At this stage in the investigation this appears to be an isolated incident, and there is no threat to the public, says 100 Mile House RCMP Detachment Commander S/Sgt Svend Nielsen Members of the 100 Mile House Detachment will remain at the rural scene for the next few days as the investigation progresses.

The BC Coroners Service is also conducting a concurrent fact-finding investigation into this unexpected death. Due to the privacy of the deceased, under the Coroners Act, the deceased’s name will not be released.

If anyone has information regarding this matter they are encouraged to call the 100 Mile House RCMP at 250-395-2456, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Released by

Sgt. Chris Manseau

Division Media Relations Officer
BC RCMP Communication Services
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Office: 778-290-3791
Cell: 250-413-7954

Email: chris.manseau@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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