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The body of an unidentified male was found near the Swan Lake Sanctuary this Tuesday.

The body was found in the area of Haynes Road and Douglas Street, just a short distance away from the Saanich Police Department’s headquarters.

A nearby employee who wishes to remain anonymous told Victoria Buzz the area was swarmed with detectives and investigators on Tuesday. 

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They said investigators continue to investigate the area where the body was found. 

“Saanich Police detectives, forensics specialists, and the British Columbia Coroners Service are working in partnership to identify the deceased male and determine the cause of death,” said D/Sgt. Damian Kowalewich. 

Saanich detectives believe there is no risk for the public at this time. 

More information is soon to come as the investigation continues.

Police ask anyone with information to contact the Saanich Police at 250-475-4356.


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