RCMP Make Arrest in Trail Murder and Release the Suspect
RCMP have arrested and released a suspect in Wednesday night's killing of a Trail man.
Police said the 33-year-old man was apprehended Thursday but is free pending the outcome of the investigation.
A 40-year-old died after RCMP were called to help paramedics trying to save the victim at a Victoria Street gas station.
Witnesses told RCMP he had been in a fight with a man he knows at a nearby church and the suspect fled before officers arrived.
Police said the suspect has not been charged and are withholding his identity.
RCMP maintain he does not pose a risk to the general public stating it was an isolated incident involving people known to each other.
Investigators want to speak with additional witnesses and ask them to contact the Southeast Divison Major Crimes Unit at 1-877-987-8477.
The Major Crimes Unit is working with Trail RCMP on the case..
RCMP confirmed the fatality after a tractor-trailer went on the highway while travelling through Trail early Thursday evening. The coroner is also investigating.
Council's decision to release portions of a third-party report into a complaint filed by the outgoing City of Trail's Chief Administrative and Financial Officer is under review.
Increased socialization, tourist travel and a relatively low vaccination rate all contributed to a 29 case spike in new COVID-19 infections through the Castlegar area last week, said I-H-A Medical Health Officer Dr. Karin Goodison.
The use of drones were once again hindering local wildfire fighting efforts. Wildfire Service staff were impacted by drone use in the Arrow Lake wildfire complex airspace on Wednesday, adding it could be deadly if a collision were to occur.
The Castlegar area has almost doubled its total COVID-19 count in just one week. The district added 29 infections from July 18-24 to become B-C's newest hot spot.
Another year and another challenge for a marathon swimmer from Rossland. Aerin Bowers has scheduled an 18km swim across Kalmalka Lake near Vernon on August 8th.
It took three tries, but Trail's Lauren Bay-Regula has her Olympic medal. The Canadian Women's Softball team beat Mexico 3-2 in the Bronze medal game during a driving rain in Yokohama, Japan.
The Port Moody B-C native was selected fifth overall late Friday afternoon by the Columbus Blue Jackets after a tremendous freshman season at the University of Michigan.
Nelson's Jubilee Manor had one patient and two staff members with infections as of Thursday afternoon according to Interior Health. Visitors are not being allowed into The I-H-A long-term care facility with 39 private rooms.