Body located in the ocean off Gabriola Island


2023-10-24 08:27 PDT

File # 2023-950

The Gabriola Island RCMP is investigating a deceased man found in the ocean off Gabriola Island.

On October 22, 2023 at around 2:00 pm, Gabriola Island RCMP members responded to a report of a deceased person found in the water in the area of Dragons Lane on the east side of Gabriola. The deceased man has been positively identified as a non-Gabriola resident. The circumstances around the death are being investigated, however criminality is not suspected.

The BC Coroners Service is conducting a concurrent investigation.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to please contact the Gabriola Island RCMP at 250-247-8333

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