Death and fire not treated as suspicious

RCMP has turned the invesigation of Monday’s fire on Gaggin Road over to the BC Coroners Service

RCMP have deemed Monday’s house fire and death in Kelowna as non-suspicious and has turned the investigation over to the BC Coroners Service.

On the evening of Nov. 20, fire crews discovered a deceased individual inside a home impacted by fire in the 1200 block of Gaggin Road in Kelowna.

“The investigation has now been turned over to the BC Coroners Service,” said Kelowna RCMP spokesperson, Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey. “Investigational findings, as a result of a thorough examination of the fire scene, have allowed RCMP to deem the fire and death as non-suspicious.

“The blaze is believed to be accidental in nature.”

ORIGINAL: Body found in burnt Kelowna home

The Coroners Service has indicated that due to the privacy of the deceased, per the Coroners Act, no further information is available at this time.

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