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Body of 21-year-old recovered from north end of Okanagan Lake: Vernon RCMP

Police in Vernon say a member of the public noticed a body floating offshore early Sunday morning, then contacted the RCMP.
Police in Vernon say a member of the public noticed a body floating offshore early Sunday morning, then contacted the RCMP. File / Global News

The body of a 21-year-old man was recovered this past weekend from the north end of Okanagan Lake, say police.

Vernon RCMP say on Sunday, at approximately 7:30 a.m., a member of the public noticed the body floating offshore, then contacted police.

Police say officers attended the scene and retrieved the body.

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“Personal items belonging to the individual were located on shore, said Cpl. Tania Finn. “There is no evidence of criminality being involved in his death.”

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Police say the young man’s family has been notified, and that the BC Coroners Service is conducting an independent investigation.

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