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Penticton RCMP need public's help in death of Edmonton man

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April 30th, 2014

RCMP in Penticton are seeking the assistance of the public in determining the activities of a 24-year-old Edmonton man prior to his body being recovered from the Okanagan River last Friday (April 25) morning.

The body of a 24-year-old Edmonton man was recovered floating in the channel at 9 a.m. in OK Falls and his death was deemed to be suspicious by police.

The man has since been identified as Andrew Scott Gangl.

The investigation has revealed that Gangl was last seen walking near the Okanagan Falls Elementary school, in the area of Cedar Street in Okanagan Falls, on Thursday (April 24) shortly after 7 p.m.

Police are now seeking public information regarding his whereabouts up until his body was discovered the following day.
 
Gangl is described as:
Caucasian male
5’7″ and 140 lbs with a slim build
Blue eyes
Red-blonde Hair

When Gangl was last seen he was possibly wearing:
Black Chicago Blackhawks baseball hat
Dark coloured jacket
Blue Adidas runners with red stripes
Black backpack
An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon which may provide further information to investigators regarding cause of death.
 
Investigators are interested in hearing from anyone who has not yet been spoken to by police concerning any possible sightings of Gangl during the afternoon of Thursday, April 24 up until his body was discovered.
 
Investigators are also interested in hearing from anyone who was in the area of the Okanagan River, including Skaha Dam, Okanagan Falls Provincial Campground and nearby walking paths during that same time period and has not yet been spoken to by police.
 
Anyone with any information is asked to call the RCMP Southeast District Tip line at 1-877-987-8477 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers.

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