Discovery of dead body in Kelowna now a homicide investigation

Few details being released yet of what police are calling a targeted murder of 47-year-old man found in a Black Mountain area house.

  • Jul. 7, 2015 8:00 a.m.

Update: 2:34 p.m. July 10

The Kelowna RCMP is able to confirm the name of the victim of the homicide on Feedham Ave in Rutland on July 7, 2015 as Amardeep Ahluwalia, 47, of Kelowna.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Update: 1:18 p.m. July 7

Kelowna RCMP  are remaining tight-lipped  on the discovery of a 47-year-old man whose body was found in a Black Mountain house Tuesday. Police have ruled the death a homicide.

Police are  withholding the victim’s name pending notification of the next of kin.

They say they believe the dead man was the victim of a targeted incident at the Feedham Avenue home and there is no danger to the public.

No other information is currently released.

A tip line has been set up at 250-470-6236 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-5477.

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Kelowna RCMP have confirmed the discovery of a 47-year-old deceased inside a Black Mountain neighbourhood house is being investigated as a homicide.

The home where the body is discovered is on Feedham Avenue, between Loseth Drive and Oswell Drive, in the Black Mountain area in the eastern end of the city limits.

Details on the identity of the victim or the cause of death are being withheld by police, only saying the belief is this was a targeted murder and there is no danger to the public.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Kelowna RCMP.  A tip line has been set up at 250-470-6236 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-5477.

Watch kelownacapnews.com for further updates.

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