June 7, 2018

File Number: 2018-1904

The body of an elderly deceased male discovered on a beach near Newman Park in Central Saanich last evening has been identified.   The family of the 76 year-old man, who lived in the area, has been notified.

“We would like to thank members of the public, BC Ambulance Service and Central Saanich Fire who were at the scene,” said Central Saanich Police Chief Les Sylven.

Central Saanich Police and the BC Coroners Service continue to investigate the incident.



Media Contact:

Katie Charlton

Executive Coordiantor

Central Saanich Police Service