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BC Coroners Service called to West Kelowna after body pulled from Okanagan Lake

West Kelowna emergency crews rush to scene of possible drowning
Emergency crews rushed to the scene of a possible drowning in West Kelowna on Thursday afternoon.

The BC Coroners Service was called to West Kelowna after a man was pulled from Okanagan Lake around 3 p.m. on Thursday.

Emergency crews were called to the 2ooo block of Boucherie Road where there were reports of an unresponsive person in the lake.

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Paramedics administered CPR for quite some time, according to witnesses at the scene, but failed to revive the man.

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RCMP say the man was in his 60’s and neighbours say he lived at a home on the beach.