Investigations are continuing into the sudden death of a young boy from a home in Lumby over the weekend.
“The RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit and the BC Coroners Service are investigating the circumstances surrounding the tragic death of an eight-year-old boy, who passed away at Kelowna General Hospital on April 5, 2020,” said Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey.
Vernon North Okanagan Rural RCMP were called to assist BC Emergency Health Services at an address in the Lumby area. The child was flown by BC air ambulance to Kelowna that evening and pronounced deceased during the early morning hours of Sunday, April 5.
To respect the privacy of the deceased the boy’s name will not be released.
The RCMP and the BC Coroners Service have no further information for release at this time.