RCMP are confirming two people were found dead after a house fire earlier this month in the North Westside Road area, northwest of Vernon.
An early morning fire on May 21st destroyed a home on Northernview Drive, and its two occupants were unaccounted for.
“The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP GIS unit was on scene for numerous days while they conducted their investigation, which is still on-going, however scene examination has now been completed and two individuals have been confirmed to have perished in the fire,” says Cst. Kelly Brett.
Brett says the investigation into the cause is ongoing at this time, as police and and the BC Coroner’s Service continue the process to identify the victims.
Anyone with any information in regards to the fire is asked to contact the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP at 250-545-7171. Or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.