Lyle Lamont

Missing Castlegar man found in Columbia River

Lyle Lamont, the Castlegar man reported missing on July 14, was found deceased in the Columbia River yesterday.

Lyle Lamont, the Castlegar man reported missing on July 14, was found deceased in the Columbia River yesterday.

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of the man who was last seen alive leaving his home at 5:30 a.m. last month. According to a police report, he said he was going for a walk and never returned.

Lamont’s body was found at China Bend, near Lake Roosevelt in Stevens County, Washington on August 1.

The BC Coroners Service and Castlegar RCMP continue to investigate this death with the assistance of the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office and the Stevens County Coroner.

The family of Lamont has been notified of his death.