Update: 4:45 pm
Police and the Coroner’s service are investigating after a body was discovered in the Silver Star Road area of Vernon.
The Vernon/North Okanagan RCMP Detachment were called to a report of a body being found near the intersection of Wilson Jackson Road and Jordashe Road at 7:24 am Thursday.
Following the initial examination of the scene, the death of the individual has been classified as suspicious in nature.
“Investigators from the Southeast District Major Crimes Unit are currently on scene and are continuing the investigation,” says Cpl Dan Moskaluk.
No further information regarding the death, such as the gender or age of the person, is being released at this time.
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Police confirm they are investigating an incident in the Silver Star Road area.
There are no details being released about what took place on Wilson Jackson Road, but local police say the Southeast District Major Crimes Unit has taken over the investigation.
Kiss FM has calls in for more details.
There have been several police vehicles and other emergency crews at the scene today.