UPDATE: Vernon woman’s death treated as homicide

Okanagan Landing: Woman found injured in apartment; later died of injuries. Young man arrested

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP are treating the death of a woman in an Okanagan Landing apartment as a homicide.

Officers responded to a report of an assault in a unit in the 7300 block of Okanagan Landing Road shortly after 11 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say upon attendance, they located an injured 49-year-old woman who was taken to Vernon Jubilee Hospital. She later died of her injuries and police are treating her death as a homicide.

A 21-year-old man was arrested at the residence in connection with the incident. Police say the victim and suspect knew each other.

Angelo Gabriel Monfort made a first appearance in Provincial Court in Vernon Wednesday, charged with second-degree murder. He was remanded in custody pending his next scheduled court appearance July 10.

Comments are closed

Just Posted

Big news for Falkland tv show

British Columbia TV show hit 42 + million American households

Sagmoen neighbours recall alleged hammer attack

Woman was screaming outside Maple Ridge townhouse in 2013

Stapley pushes West to finals

Brett Stapley and Canada West are in Saturday’s gold medal game at the 2017 World Junior A Challenge.

Trustee to consider opening outdoor school in September

Staff recommend South Canoe School re-open with a new district program

Updated: Flair Air’s Kelowna-Vancouver flights take off

The route has been added to the Kelowna-based ultra-low cost airline’s service

Musical memories from Motown

Vernon Community Music School Glee Club hits (mostly) all the right notes

Interior Health holding immunization clinic in Vernon Saturday

IH issues list of Okanagan meningococcal immunization clinics

Holiday houses popular at Village Green Hotel

Village Green Hotel gingerbread house display draws a crowd

Court denies WestJet’s bid to toss out discrimination lawsuit of former worker

Mandalena Lewis is suing WestJet over allegations of gender-based discrimination

VIDEO: 3 months later, rescued sea lion released back into ocean

The young animal was found in Campbell River three months ago

Pedestrian hit on Highway 97 in Vernon, across from London Drugs

Emergency vehicles attending to a pedestrian struck on Highway 97 in Vernon… Continue reading

Police issue warrant for Sicamous man

Sheldon Odd wanted for theft under $5,000

One convicted, two cleared in 2014 deaths of men in B.C.’s Cariboo

Andrew Jongbloets convicted of manslaughter in deaths of Matthew Hennigar, 23 and Kalvin Andy, 22

Enderby florist wins Best in BC

After years spent working behind the scenes, an Enderby florist is taking centre stage

Most Read