Deceased Man Located in Courtenay

On October 16th, at approximately 2:40 pm, the Comox Valley RCMP received a call regarding a deceased male in the bushes, behind a business on the 2200 block of Cliffe Avenue, in Courtenay.

A 19 year old Courtenay man was located on the scene.

“Foul play is not suspected at this time, however, an autopsy will be completed to attempt to find the cause of death”, stated Cst Rob Gardner, Media Relations officer for the Comox Valley RCMP.

The investigation will be led by the Comox Valley RCMP Major Crimes Unit, with the assistance of the Integrated Forensic Section and the BC Coroner’s Service.