Body discovered in Okanagan Lake near West Kelowna, B.C.

By Global News
July 26, 2017 - 11:00am Updated: July 26, 2017 - 12:28pm

WEST KELOWNA, B.C. — RCMP officers are investigating after finding the body of a man floating in the water of Okanagan Lake Wednesday morning.

Police were called to scene in the Casa Loma area of Lake View Heights in West Kelowna just before 8:30 a.m.

Late Wednesday morning, the coroners service was on scene. The man’s body remained in the water.

A neighbour told Global News the victim was found hanging onto a ladder of a dock at a private residence. A cellphone was found at the end of dock.

The man’s identity has not been released.

Kelowna RCMP Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey said a dive team will be needed to recover the body safely.

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