Account Login/Registration

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


Facebook


OR


Register

Privacy Policy

BC police investigating after 6-year-old dies at motel

Police on Vancouver Island are investigating after the death of a child on Friday.

According to Duncan RCMP, at 9 pm, emergency services were called an area motel after hearing about an unresponsive child.

<who> Photo Credit: 123rf

First responders attempted life-saving efforts and transported the child to a local hospital. Despite numerous life-saving attempts, the 6-year-old was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The North Cowichan Duncan General Investigation Section has assumed conduct of the investigation with support from the Forensic Identification Section. Officers will remain in the area today.

In addition to NCDGIS, the BC Coroners Service is also looking to find the cause of death.

"The North Cowichan Duncan Victim Services is engaged and are supporting the family during this difficult time," said S/Sgt. Janelle Shoihet.



Support local journalism by clicking here to make a one-time contribution or by subscribing for a small monthly fee. We appreciate your consideration and any contribution you can provide.


Visit our Facebook page to comment on this story.

Sign up for local eNews delivered to your inbox by 7 am every day.

Send your comments, news tips, letter to the editor, photos and videos to news@kelownanow.com.

To report a typo, send an email to news@kelownanow.com.





Sat
27℃


Sun
29℃


Mon
20℃


Tue
19℃


Wed
18℃


Thu
19℃

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 RSS
Privacy Policy