Police responded to a sudden death in the 1900 block of Vernon Street in Lumby Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. (Google Maps)

Sudden death in Lumby under investigation

No criminality suspected in unexpected death Monday

Police responded to a sudden death in a Lumby restaurant’s parking lot Monday afternoon.

An officer with the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP responded to the reported sudden death at 3:15 p.m., Aug. 24, to Sisters Family Restaurant on Vernon Street.

“No criminality is suspected,” said RCMP media officer Cpl. Tania Finn.

Now, the investigation continues in the hands of the BC Coroners Service.

An independent fact-finding investigation is underway to determine how, where, when and by what means the individual came to their unexpected death, Finn said.

“Neither agency has more information to release at this time.”

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