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Woman found in Okanagan Lake identified

The B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a woman whose body was found floating in Okanagan Lake near Kelowna on June 19 as Melissa Joy Van Diemen, aged 34.

Van Diemen was originally from Grand Forks but most recently had been living in Kelowna.

Van Diemen was last seen swimming in Okanagan Lake behind City Park on June 13.

The Coroners and  Kelowna RCMP are continuing to investigate  Van

Diemen's death, acknowledging at this point, however, that it  does not appear to be suspicious.

 

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