POLICE: Grand Forks woman identified as drowning victim

By Contributor
June 22nd, 2012

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a woman whose body was found floating in Okanagan Lake near Kelowna on June 19.

She is Melissa Joy Van Diemen, aged 34, originally from Grand Forks, but most recently living in Kelowna.

Ms. Van Diemen was last seen swimming in Okanagan Lake behind City Park on June 13.

The BC Coroners Service and RCMP are continuing to investigate Ms. Van Diemen’s death. At this point, it does not appear to be suspicious.

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