Man's body found in vacant lot in Kelowna

Kelowna RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are investigating the death of man whose body was discovered near the intersection of Ellis Street and Clement Avenue Tuesday.

RCMP were alerted to the discovery of a deceased man at approximately 6:00 pm Tuesday evening.

In a news release, RCMP Corporal Jesse O'Donaghey says the investigation is still in the early stages as work continues to positively identify the deceased and properly notify his family.

No further information has been released.

(Image: vacant lot at Ellis and Clement in Kelowna)