Government of British Columbia

Government of British Columbia

September 08, 2014 17:40 ET

Government of British Columbia: BC Coroners Service Confirms Identification in Fall Death

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 8, 2014) -

For Immediate Release

2014JAG0259-001323

September 8, 2014

Ministry of Justice

BC Coroners Service

INFORMATION BULLETIN

BC Coroners Service Confirms Identification in Fall Death

VICTORIA - The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died after suffering an accidental fall in Victoria on Sept. 5, 2014.

The man is Yoan Plourde, aged 25, from Lévis, Que.

Mr. Plourde suffered an accidental fall from the balcony of his Victoria hotel room in the early hours of Sept. 5, 2014.

Emergency personnel attended the scene and confirmed Mr. Plourde deceased.

The BC Coroners Service and Victoria Police Department continue to investigate this death.

The family of Mr. Plourde has been notified of his death. On behalf of the family, the BC Coroners Service asks that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time.

The BC Coroners Service expresses its condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Plourde.

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Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Matthew Brown
    BC Coroners Service
    250 356-9133