Man charged for Pen High student’s death

Jamie Paul Wolanski has been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing a Penticton Secondary School student at a bush party early Friday morning.

Jamie Paul Wolanski,19, has been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing a Penticton Secondary School student at a bush party early Friday morning.

Andrew McAdam, 16, was pronounced dead shortly after arriving to the Penticton Regional Hospital. The stabbing occurred around 2 a.m. in the rural Carmi Road area of Penticton. It was the location where over 100 high school students had gathered for a year-end graduation party.

“We suggest that parents and guardians sit down with their teens to confirm whether or not they were at the party and to contact us with any information that may assist with the investigation,” said Cpl. Dan Moskaluk.

RCMP investigators ask that anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact the Penticton RCMP at 250-492-4300. For those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477. They can also text SOSTIPS and send a message to CRIMES at 274637 or report online

For more on this see Wednesday’s Penticton Western News or visit

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