Update - Death of woman on New Year’s Day now considered a hit-and-run homicide

Sicamous, B.C. Southeast District, General Investigation Services

2021-01-11 10:00 PST

File # 2021-1

Sicamous RCMP and the BC Coroners Service continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the unexpected death of a woman early on New Year’s Day.

Click here to view original news release (January 1, 2021)

The victim, who was previously reported to be 65 years of age, has been positively identified as a 64-year-old woman. She was found at approximately 2:30 a.m., suffering from significant injuries, on a private roadway within the Cedars RV and Resort on Luoma Road in Sicamous, BC.

The Sicamous RCMP has been working in partnership with the Southeast District General Investigation Section and forensic specialists from the Integrated Forensic Identification Services section on this criminal hit and run investigation.

The investigation has led investigators to believe that the woman was struck by a motor vehicle, says Sgt. Murray McNeil, Detachment Commander of the Sicamous RCMP. This is now considered a fatal hit-and-run and we are once again asking the public for information regarding this incident.

If you witnessed this incident and have not yet spoken to police, or you have any additional information you are urged to call the Sicamous RCMP at 250-836-2878. Or remain completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
 

Released by

Cpl. Jesse O'Donaghey

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
Southeast District
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Email: jesse.odonaghey@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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