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Sudden death Kelowna upgraded to homicide

By Contributor
June 23rd, 2013

Kelowna RCMP have upgraded a suspicious death to a homicide investigation after a woman was found Tuesday in the Glenmore district of the Central Okanagan City.

The discovery happened midnight when police were called to assist paramedics at a home in the 300 block of Yates Road.

At that time it was determined the death of Theresa Ashley Neville, 27 was suspicious.

What is extremely troubling to police is Neville’s two children, aged eight and 10, were found, but unharmed, inside the home. The children have since been sent to live with extended family.

Friday, police said they would like to speak to a person of interest seen in the area the night of her death.

That person is described as a darker-skinned man with long, shoulder-length black hair, slim features, a narrow face, and high cheekbones.

The man was last seen wearing all-black clothing.

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RCMP investigate suspicious death in Kelowna

The suspicious death of a 27-year-old woman in Kelowna has RCMP asking more than a few questions.

The body of the deceased woman was found inside the home in the Glenmore area after RCMP received a call to assist paramedics in the early hours of Monday.

Tuesday afternoon, the RCMP Major Crimes Unit in Kelowna was seen going from house to house, looking for evidence in garbage and recycling bins.

The name of the deceased woman has not been released.

It is believed that no one has been taken into custody.

Anyone with information to urged to contact the Kelowna RCMP detachment.

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