Account Login/Registration

Access KelownaNow using your Facebook account, or by entering your information below.




Privacy Policy

UPDATE: Investigation into woman’s death in Waterfront Park last week ‘still unfolding’

(UPDATE: June 23 @ 8:50 am) - Two days after a woman’s body was found in Waterfront Park, police have yet to confirm a cause of death.

In a news release sent out Sunday morning, the RCMP shared that the deceased female was 28 years old.

<who> Photo Credit: NowMedia/Corvin Vaski

“No other details about her identity can be provided at this time,” stated Sergeant Judith Bertrand, adding that the investigation is still unfolding.

“There is nothing at this time to suggest an increased risk to public safety.”

Anyone with information surrounding the incident is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous.

(UPDATE: June 21 @ 10:10 am) - A brief Kelowna RCMP media availability didn't offer up much additional information on the discovery of a body in Waterfront Park this morning.

Police said the woman was found dead on the shore of Okanagan Lake in the popular downtown park around 7 am.

"The Kelowna RCMP and the BC Coroner Service are working together to identify the female and to determine the cause of death," said Sgt. Laura Pollock.

The RCMP said no further information would be released at this time, as it is an active investigation, but updates will be provided when available.

<who>Photo Credit: KelownaNow

(Original story: June 21 @ 9:15 am) - A heightened police presence at Waterfront Park is due to the discovery of a body.

The Kelowna RCMP said the person who was found dead is a woman, but has released no other information at this time.

A tent has been set up around the discovery in the hillside area between the public washrooms and Island Stage.

Police will be providing an update closer to 10 am and KelownaNow will update this story as information becomes available.

<who>Photo Credit: KelownaNow

If you get value from KelownaNow and believe local independent media is important to our community we ask that you please consider subscribing to our daily newsletter.

If you appreciate what we do, we ask that you consider supporting our local independent news platform.

Send your comments, news tips, typos, letter to the editor, photos and videos to







current feed webcam icon

Recent Livestream

Top Stories

Follow Us

Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook Follow us on Linkedin Follow us on Youtube Listen on Soundcloud Follow Our TikTok Feed Follow Our RSS Follow Our pinterest Feed
Follow Our Newsletter
Privacy Policy