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Kelowna RCMP to recover body found in vehicle submerged in Okanagan Lake

Central Okanagan Search and Rescue has pulled back from the search
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Central Okanagan Search and Rescue was called Saturday morning (June 10) to help find an apparant car that crashed into Okanagan Lake in West Kelowna on Friday night. (File photo)

UPDATE: 9 a.m.

A vehicle was discovered in Okanagan Lake, Saturday morning.

There are reports a body was found inside the vehicle and RCMP will be on the water, Sunday, as part of a recovery mission.

Boaters are asked to stay away from the Trader’s Cove area off Westside Road.

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Central Okanagan Search and Rescue (COSAR) was brought in to help after a car crash that occurred on Friday night, June 9.

A vehicle is believed to have crashed off of Westside Road and into Okanagan Lake after 9 p.m. on Friday night.

At 8 a.m. Saturday morning (June 10), the West Kelowna RCMP asked for COSAR’s assistance to help find the vehicle in the lake.

After a few hours of searching, COSAR has since returned to their base.

Capital News has reached out to the RCMP.

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About the Author: Jordy Cunningham

Hailing from Ladner, B.C., I have been passionate about sports, especially baseball, since I was young. In 2018, I graduated from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops with a Bachelor of Journalism degree
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