The RCMP’s severe crime unit is investigating after the invention of a girl’s physique at a well-liked canine park over the weekend.
“We acquired data that alerted us that we wanted to go to the park that there was one thing suspicious on the park,” mentioned Kelowna RCMP Cpl. Tammy Lobb.
RCMP have been known as to the Glenmore canine park within the 2,100 block of Glenmore Street at round 8:45 a.m. Sunday.
After they arrived, they positioned the physique of a girl who had died underneath suspicious circumstances.
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On Monday afternoon, park customers expressed shock.
“It’s stunning, I can’t consider it,” mentioned Debbie Chesney.
“Disturbing, I might say,” mentioned Alan Frykberg. “A bit of little nervous as to why.”
The south entrance to the park was rapidly cordoned off Sunday morning and a police tent erected the place the physique was found.
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As to who the sufferer is, at this level police are maintaining tight-lipped.
“The small print about her age, ethnicity description, all of that’s being withheld proper now simply to guard the investigation,” Lobb informed World Information.
Police mentioned no arrests have been made and they’re interesting to the general public for assist.
“Very often, folks will arrive there as quickly because it turns into daylight,” Lobb mentioned. “We consider there most likely have been folks there prior to eight:45 and we want to converse to them.”
Lobb emphasised that police want to converse to anybody who was on the park prior to eight:45 a.m. and never simply anybody who could have seen or heard something suspicious.
“There’s no name too small, no piece of data that’s too small,” Lobb mentioned. Even when folks might imagine effectively, I used to be on the park, however I don’t have something to supply. I didn’t see something. We nonetheless wish to converse to you.”
Whereas the investigation continues to be in what police all of the infancy stage, RCMP don’t consider there’s any danger to public security.
“At the moment the investigation there’s no indicators that there’s any danger to public security. If there, is we’d challenge an replace to point that,” Lobb said.
A tip line has been set as much as help with this investigation.
Anybody who was on the park Sunday earlier than 8:45 a.m. Is requested to name 250-470-6236.
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