RCMP eye possible link as body found in Salmo
Salmo RCMP have located a man deceased and are working now to determine whether it is linked to an on-going double homicide investigation that began in Creston last night.
At approximately 9:40 a.m. this morning, a front-line officer from Salmo RCMP was called to investigate a man passed out near an electrical shed at a local area motel. When the officer arrived, they discovered a man, who was “clearly deceased,” a BC RCMP media release said.
The BC Coroners Service has been called and is conducting its own investigation to determine the facts surrounding the man’s death.
“While we have yet to confirm this man is connected to the on-going homicide investigation, we are certainly alive to the possibility. We are working closely with the BC Coroners Service to identify him which will aid in making that determination,” stated Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey spokesperson for the BC RCMP in the Southeast District.
Police do not believe there is any on-going risk to the public.
“We understand there is significant interest in both investigations. However, we ask the public avoid the area, to allow the investigation into the man’s death to continue,” stated Cpl. O’Donaghey.