The subject’s 37 year old girlfriend has been arrested and is currently being held in custody pending a court appearance.
The investigation is still in the early stages and police have not confirmed the cause of death.
Police would like to assure the public this is not a random act.
Southeast District Major Crime Section along with the BC Coroner’s Service began investigating a suspicious death in Kimberley on March 8 after RCMP were called to a residence in Marysville (suburb of Kimberley), and they located a deceased male.
The death appeared suspicious and as such the investigators secured the scene and requested the assistance of major crime.
This investigation is in the early stages as police are still gathering information to determine what happened, stated Cpl. Chris Newel of the Kimberley RCMP.
Further information is not available at this time; however, when new information is available an updated release may be distributed.
RCMPTags: BC Coroners ServiceCpl. Chris NewelhomicideKimberleyMarysvilleRCMPSoutheast District Major Crime UnitSuspicious death
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