Discovery of body in orchard ‘suspicious’
A body was found in a Kelowna orchard Wednesday morning, and police are treating the death as suspicious.
Kelowna RCMP say they were called to an orchard in the 2100 block of Cooper Road shortly before 11 a.m. for a report of a body found.
Officers secured the scene and, as of 12:30 p.m., the investigation was ongoing.
Police were awaiting the arrival of the BC Coroners Service and had not yet confirmed the gender or age of the deceased person.
“Police are treating the individual’s death as suspicious at this time,” said Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey. “Our investigation is in its early stages, and updated information will be provided as it becomes available.”
Anyone with information is asked to call RCMP at 250-762-3300.