Okanagan Lake

Body found in Okanagan Lake

West Kelowna RCMP found a body off of Maude Roxby Wetland this morning

The body of a man was discovered in Okanagan Lake this morning.

On Wednesday July 19, at approximately 7 a.m., West Kelowna RCMP received a report from a boater that had spotted a body in a shallow area of Okanagan Lake, 400 metres off of Maude Roxby Wetland.

The West Kelowna RCMP and Kelowna Fire Department made the recovery by boat.

RCMP investigators believe that it is that of the 23-year-old man who fell overboard from a boat July 15.

The man’s next of kin have been notified and the West Kelowna RCMP continue to assist the BC Coroner Service with their investigation into the man’s death.