Senior dies on Central Saanich beach, coroner investigating
Ottawa Police would not confirm any further details, saying the investigation was now in the hands of the Special Investigation's Unit (SIU).
CTV Vancouver Island
Published Thursday, June 7, 2018 1:53PM PDT
Police are investigating the death of an elderly man on a beach in Central Saanich.
The 76-year-old man was found on a beach near Newton Park Wednesday night, according to police.
A paddleboarder reportedly spotted the man and called 911, but he died within a half hour of paramedics arriving.
The man's family lived in the area and has been notified.
Central Saanich police said a joint investigation with the BC Coroner's Service is ongoing.