Man found dead in Vallican

RCMP say the death was “suspicious”

Police are calling the death of a man in Vallican this week suspicious.

On Tuesday at approximately 10 a.m. Nelson RCMP responded to a call from the Vallican area and found a 47-year-old man dead on private property.

Police are now investigating the sudden death, which appears to have occurred the same day. An autopsy is expected to be conducted next week. They did not release a cause of death or the man’s name.

The BC Coroners Service was contacted and is in the early stages of its fact-finding investigation; the Coroners Service investigates all sudden, unexpected and/or unnatural deaths in the province to determine who died, how, where, when and by what means.

RCMP and the B.C. Coroners Service are not offering any further information about the investigation.

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