Missing Castlegar man located deceased


2016-07-05 12:16 PDT

File # 2016-2117

The Castlegar RCMP has confirmed that 44 year old Oscar BOT of Castlegar, who was reported missing on June 29, 2016, has been located deceased.

On July 4, 2016 the Castlegar RCMP located the body of Mr Oscar Bot in a heavily wooded area, West of Castlegar. The Castlegar RCMP was assisted by the Castlegar Search and Rescue team in conducting an extensive search of several locations in the Castlegar area during the course of this matter. The Castlegar RCMP has completed its investigation and has confirmed that foul play was not a contributing factor in Mr. Bots’ death. The Castlegar RCMP has advised next of kin.

The Castlegar RCMP will continue to assist the BC Coroners Services with their investigation. The Castlegar RCMP are once again appreciative of our local SAR volunteers and their assistance with this matter. No further details are being released with respect to this investigation.

Released by

Cpl. Dan Moskaluk

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
South East District
1168 Main Street, Penticton B.C. V2A-5E8
Office: 250-770-4754
Cell: 250-863-7433
Fax: 250-492-4851

Email: dan.moskaluk@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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