Vernon woman’s death treated as homicide

Okanagan Landing: Woman found injured in apartment; later died of injuries. Young man arrested

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP are treating the death of a woman in an Okanagan Landing apartment as a homicide.

Officers responded to a report of an assault in a unit in the 7300 block of Okanagan Landing Road shortly after 11 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say upon attendance, they located an injured 49-year-old woman who was taken to Vernon Jubilee Hospital. She later died of her injuries and police are treating her death as a homicide.

A 21-year-old man was arrested at the residence in connection with the incident. Police say the victim and suspect knew each other.

The investigation is continuing and no further information is available at this time.