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Nelson Police begin investigation after deceased man found at Lakeside Park

The boat launch parking lot at Lakeside Park was taped off and police were on the scene after a deceased man was found Thursday morning. — Submitted photo

Nelson Police have started an investigation after human remains were found near the boat launch at Lakeside Park early this morning.

Nelson Police said officers responded to a report of a man down at Lakeside Park early Thursday morning.

Nelson Police and BC Ambulance Services as well as the BC Coroner Services responded and confirmed the male was deceased upon arrival. 

The male has been identified as a local Nelson male in his 50’s. The family of the deceased has been notified. 

The file remains under investigation. 

Investigators are asking anyone with information relating to this matter to contact the Nelson Police Department General Investigation Section 250-354-3919.

Police added that they are asking motorists that travelled the big orange bridge portion of Highway 3A to review their dashcam footage from 7 p.m. Wednesday day until 8 a.m. Thursday morning for an adult white male wearing underwear and a green fleece top.