Body washed up on shore in Little River deemed not suspicious
LITTLE RIVER, B.C- Police have deemed a woman’s body found on the Comox Valley shoreline not suspicious.
An investigation had been underway after she was found along a beach in the Comox Valley on Saturday.
According to police, the body was found around 4:30 p.m.
Police were on-scene at the beach off of houses along Denny Road, and took the body off the beach just before 7:20 p.m.
Police tape closed off the beach at the bottom of Little River Road while officers were present, and they cleared out of the area by 7:30 p.m.
The provincial coroner service has now taken the file, and a cause of death has not been released.
According to Andy Watson, the spokesperson for the coroner’s service, their investigation will determine the cause of death and any contributing factors.
IMAGE CAPTION: Comox Valley RCMP officers assist in removing a body off a Little River beach on the evening of August 11th, 2018. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio