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Coroner identifies man found on Arrow Lake shore

Revelstoke RCMP told Global News in April that the then-missing man was near this log when he slipped and fell into the Columbia River.
Revelstoke RCMP told Global News in April that the then-missing man was near this log when he slipped and fell into the Columbia River. Jim Lenton/Global News

The B.C. Coroners Service had identified the 69-year-old Revelstoke man who was found near the Shelter Bay Campground and Boat Launch on August 6.

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He was Leslie Raymond Westselaar.

Westselaar was found by a party of boaters looking to beach their boat on the shore of Upper Arrow Lake.

In a release, the coroners service said Westselaar had gone missing on April 20, 2016 from the Centennial Park Boat Launch in Revelstoke.

READ MORE: Suspected drowning in Columbia River

When Westselaar went missing in April, RCMP ruled out foul play and treated the matter as a drowning.

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