Kelowna RCMP looking for more witnesses in murder investigation

Kelowna RCMP investigators continue their search for possible witnesses in the death of a 54-year-old Peachland man.

Alexander Hegedus, owner of 'Canadian Painters', was found dead in his truck on March 22nd along Myra Canyon Forest Service Road.

RCMP Corporal Jesse O'Donaghey says preliminary autopsy and toxicology tests indicate his death remains suspicious.

He says after pouring over countless hours of surveillance footage from March 22nd, police have released 8 images of potential witnesses taken near Houghton Court and Kneller Road.

(Image: A collection of photographs, taken from video surveillance cameras installed in the area of Houghton Court, Houghton Road and Kneller Road in Kelowna’s Rutland. The eight photographs in total show pedestrians, persons walking their dogs, individuals pushing strollers and pulling carts, as well as bicyclists. The photograph also shows a map of the above mentioned intersection)

O'Donaghey says they're also looking to speak with anyone who missed a scheduled appointment, or personal meeting with Hegedus on March 22nd, or the days following his death.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Kelowna RCMP serious crimes tip line at 250-470-6236.

Or remain entirely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown