Osoyoos RCMP are investigating the drowning of a Chilliwack man.
RCMP were called after the man was found unresponsive in Osoyoos Lake on June 29, at 4:42 p.m.
The 31-year-old man from Chilliwack had been in the shallow water at Nk’Mip RV Park playing with his young child when others noticed the child alone and the man missing.
Friends and family quickly located the man unresponsive in the lake.
Life-saving efforts were started by his friends and others in the area and continued by first responders but were unsuccessful. The first responders contacted RCMP.
The BC Coroners Service is also investigating the man’s unexpected death, in an effort to determine how, when and by what means the man died. Due to the privacy of the deceased, his name will not be released.
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