Vancouver Resident Drowns in Osoyoos
RCMP are investing the drowning of a Vancouver man over the weekend in Osoyoos.
On Sunday around 1:30 PM a 56 year old man was fishing with friends in Peanut Pond when he decided to go for a quick swim.
While his three friends packed up their gear they noticed the man failed to return and contacted RCMP.
The friends used a paddle boat to look for the man and were not sure if he had left the area on foot.
Police then conducted a foot search of the area over night but were unable to locate the man.
The next morning around 7 AM a local resident called police to say they had found the body in the Pond.
Foul play is not suspected and alcohol may be a contributing factor.
The BC Coroners service continues to investigate and no name has been released.
Anita Sthankiya -Penticton