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Government of British Columbia

August 02, 2013 15:39 ET

Government of British Columbia: BC Coroners Service Confirms Identity of B.C. Man Found in Washington State

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 2, 2013) -

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2013JAG0243-001216

Aug. 2, 2013

Ministry of Justice

BC Coroners Service

BC Coroners Service Confirms Identity of B.C. Man Found in Washington State

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who was found deceased in the Columbia River on Aug. 1, 2013.

The man was Lyle Robert Lamont, aged 25, from Castlegar.

Mr. Lamont was last seen alive leaving his home in the Castlegar area and was reported missing on July 14, 2013.

Mr. Lamont was subsequently found deceased in the Columbia River at China Bend, near Lake Roosevelt, Stevens County, WA on Aug. 1, 2013.

The BC Coroners Service and Castlegar RCMP continue to investigate this death with the assistance of the Stevens County Sheriff's Office and the Stevens County Coroner.

The family of Mr. Lamont has been notified of his death. On behalf of family members, 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. Lamont.

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