Police are investigating a body found at the Polson Park fountain at 25th Avenue and 32nd Street.

Police are investigating a body found at the Polson Park fountain at 25th Avenue and 32nd Street.

Cause of Polson death withheld

Terrance Fergus identified as 47-year-old found dead in Polson Park, RCMP not releasing results of autopsy

RCMP, at this time, will not be releasing the results of an autopsy into the death of a man found near the Polson Park fountain Wednesday night.

The body of 47-year-old Terrance Fergus, was discovered just after 9:30 p.m. near the fountain.

He was pronounced dead by emergency health personnel.

An autopsy on Fergus was conducted Friday in Kamloops.

“At this time, we will not be releasing the results (of the autopsy) because we continue to follow up on information in this case,” said Vernon RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk Friday afternoon.

Foul play has not officially been ruled out in the case.

“Officers will continue to work on this file over the weekend and we hope to have something released early this week,” said Molendyk.

“We are continuing to follow up on a number of tips that have come in regarding this file.”

Police had issued a plea for the public’s help Thursday if anyone saw Fergus laying near a bench close to the fountain shortly before 9:30 p.m., or if they had any information the death.

On Thursday, Molendyk said Fergus was a man Vernon RCMP officers had contact with over the past several months.