RCMP and BC Coroners Service investigate child’s sudden death
Lumby, B.C. Southeast District, Major Crimes Unit
2020-04-08 12:19 PDT
File # 2020-1685
The RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit and the BC Coroners Service are investigating the circumstances surrounding the tragic death of an 8-year-old boy, who passed away at Kelowna General Hospital on April 5, 2020.
On the afternoon of April 4, 2020, Vernon North Okanagan Rural RCMP were called to assist BC Emergency Health Services at an address in the Lumby area. The child was flown by BC air ambulance to Kelowna that evening and pronounced deceased during the early morning hours of Sunday April 5, 2020.
To respect the privacy of the deceased the boy’s name will not be released. The RCMP and the BC Coroners Service have no further information for release at this time.
Cpl. Jesse O'DonagheyDistrict Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
170-395 Penno Road Kelowna, BC V1X 7W5
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