POLICE – Body discovered in Valleyview dumpster

Kamloops RCMP are looking for witnesses and information after a body was discovered in a Valleyview dumpster.

On Thursday (April 20, 2023), around 11:30 p.m., police responded to the 1900-block of Curlew Drive in response to the report, and confirmed a deceased person was in a dumpster between two buildings.

“A police presence remains on scene and in the area while officers work to determine whether the death is suspicious,” said Cpl. Crystal Evelyn.

She said the investigation is in its very early stages and includes collecting physical evidence, obtaining statements, and seeking witnesses, images, and video that may assist in determining what transpired.

Evelyn didn’t say whether the body is that of a male or female.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2023-13551.

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