The body removed Sunday from Mill Creek is believed to be a homeless man from the area—though police have yet to make an official statement

The body removed Sunday from Mill Creek is believed to be a homeless man from the area—though police have yet to make an official statement

Coroners Service rules out foul play in Mill Creek death

Kristoffe James Gunnarson, 55, was found lying in Mill Creek near the 1500-block of Sutherland Avenue

  • Jul. 23, 2013 2:00 p.m.

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the man found lying in Mill Creek a week ago Sunday likely did not die as the result of foul play.

Kristoffe James Gunnarson, aged 55, was a resident of Kelowna. He died on July 14 and was found lying in Mill Creek near the 1500-block of Sutherland Avenue.

“The B.C. Coroners Service and Kelowna RCMP continue to investigate this death. There is no evidence of foul play in Mr. Gunnarson’s death,” says a press release issued late Tuesday afternoon by Barb McLintock, BC Coroners Service.

A cause of death has not been released.

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