Port McNeill RCMP, WorkSafe BC and BC Coroners Service investigation logging fatality

Port McNeill

2021-03-17 15:25 PDT

File # 2021-314

The Port McNeill RCMP, WorkSafe BC and the BC Coroners Service are conducting concurrent investigations into a workplace fatality that claimed a man’s life on Monday.

Just before 12:30 on March 15, Port McNeill RCMP received a report of a workplace fatality at a logging fatality on Mount Connolly.

When RCMP officers arrived they discovered a 41-year-old man from Comox had died in the tragic incident. His identity will not be disclosed.

"While the circumstances surrounding the man’s death remain under investigation, criminality is not suspected," states Sgt. Curtis Davis, Port McNeil

BC Coroners Service and WorkSafe BC have been notified and are conducting their own, concurrent investigations into the incident.

No further information is available.

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S/Sgt. Janelle Shoihet

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