Coroner Handling Case Of Body Found Near Mabel Lake

North Okanagan RCMP say that a body found on a property near Mabel Lake last week was that of a missing man.

A weekend release says that a cabin owner found the body on Friday, as he was arriving at his property for the season.

RCMP and the Coroner's Service attended the scene, and determined that foul play was not involved.

The deceased male has been identified as 57 year old Bruce Van Haastrecht, who was reported missing by local Police on April 1st.

This case is now being handled by the Coroner's Service, and the deceased male's family has been notified.