RCMP and BC Coroners Service investigate 8-year-old child’s sudden death

Lumby, BC – The RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit and the BC Coroners Service are investigating the circumstances surrounding the tragic death of an 8-year-old boy, who passed away at Kelowna General Hospital on April 5, 2020.

On the afternoon of April 4, 2020, Vernon North Okanagan Rural RCMP were called to assist BC Emergency Health Services at an address in the Lumby area. The child was flown by BC air ambulance to Kelowna that evening and pronounced deceased during the early morning hours of Sunday April 5, 2020.

Child Death
File Photo – Child Death

To respect the privacy of the deceased the boy’s name will not be released. The RCMP and the BC Coroners Service have no further information for release at this time.

File # 2020-1685

Vernon North Okanagan Rural RCMP

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