RCMP probe woman’s death near Chase

On April 27, Chase RCMP officers found a deceased woman inside an Adams Lake-area home. A man who knew the woman was taken into custody.

The RCMP’s Southeast District major crime unit is investigating what police are calling the “unexpected death” of a woman near Chase.

On Tuesday, April 27, just after 11:30 p.m., Chase RCMP officers were dispatched to a residence in the 8600-block of Holding Road near Adams Lake. There, officers found a deceased woman inside the home.

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“An adult male was taken into police custody, without incident, by frontline RCMP officers at the scene,” said Staff Sgt. Scott Aschenbrenner, unit commander of the Southeast District major crime unit. “Although a full determination surrounding criminality has not yet been made, the circumstances surrounding the woman’s death are being considered suspicious in nature at this time.”

The victim has been identified as a 60-year-old woman. The man taken into police custody was well known to the deceased and police do not believe there is any risk to the general public.

The BC Coroners Service has been notified and has launched its own investigation into the woman’s death.

Anyone with any additional information is asked to contact the RCMP’s Southeast District major crime unit information line at 1-877-987-8477.

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