Enderby, BC: The RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit and the BC Coroners Service are continuing their investigation into the deaths of an Enderby area couple, which were reported on November 18, 2016. The deaths have been determined as being a domestic relationship murder-suicide.
As result of the ongoing investigation by the RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit and the BC Coroners Service, the RCMP can now confirm that the deaths at a private residence in the 3200 block of Spruce Crescent in Enderby, on the Splatsin First Nations Reserve on November 18th, 20016, have been determined to be a domestic relationship murder – suicide.
The deceased 46 year old female victim and 69 year old male were married and the only residents of the home in which the incident took place. The couple were located by family members attending the residence to check on their well-being after the male had failed to show up for work.
The investigation has revealed that a single firearm was involved in the incident, the firearm was recovered during the scene examination. Investigators have determined that there was no evidence to indicate third party involvement and no arrests are anticipated.
The Southeast District Major Crime Unit continues to investigate the circumstances concerning the murder of the female victim and in assisting the BC Coroners Service in the non-criminal death investigation of the male subject.
File # 2016-26985
RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit and the BC Coroners Service