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2 women dead, man in hospital following ‘serious crime’ in Kelowna, no concern for public safety

A baby was found uninjured in the home; RCMP asking public to stay away during investigation

UPDATE 11:15 a.m.

The Kelowna RCMP have confirmed the two people found dead in the Upper Mission home were women. There is also one man in hospital from the event but the RCMP couldn’t confirm his condition.

RCMP Communications Advisor Ryan Watters said that the investigation will be “highly complex,” with no further updates at this time.


Two people are dead after a ‘serious crime’ that occurred in an Upper Mission neighbourhood on Thursday night.

Kelowna RCMP media relations officer Const. Mike Della-Paolera confirmed to Capital News on Friday morning that two people were found dead inside a single family home.

A baby is also confirmed to have been in the home, but is uninjured.

Neighbours said that they heard a commotion around 9:30p.m. in the area, with multiple emergency crews on scene, and later witnessed two body bags being taken out from the home.

The RCMP are continuing their investigation and confirm there is no concern for the public’s safety.

Police are canvassing the area and asking for any video footage that may have captured the incident.

More to come.

The Kelowna RCMP are investigating a home in an Upper Mission neighbourhood following two people found dead in a home on Thursday, June 8. (Jen Zielinski/Black Press)

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Hailing from Ladner, B.C., I have been passionate about sports, especially baseball, since I was young. In 2018, I graduated from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops with a Bachelor of Journalism degree
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