Wednesday, February 28, 2024

BC Coroners Service investigating two deaths at Topaz Park in Victoria (UPDATED)

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UPDATE: Both of the deceased individuals were male, according to an update from BC Coroners Service.

One of the men was in his 60s while the other was in his mid-20s.

Earlier:

BC Coroners Service has confirmed to Victoria Buzz that two people have died at the homeless encampment at Topaz Park.

The deaths were reported on Wednesday afternoon and Victoria Police officers determined that they are not suspicious in nature.

Coroners Service is in the early stages of their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deaths and no further information will be made available at this time.

On April 17th, a 37-year-old man was found dead in the homeless encampment along Pandora Ave.

BC Coroners Service are also investigating that incident to determine the cause of death.

More to come.

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Brishti Basu
Former Senior Staff Writer and Content Manager at Victoria Buzz.

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