Government of British Columbia

Government of British Columbia

June 11, 2013 15:17 ET

Government of British Columbia: BC Coroners Service Identifies Mountain Biker

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 11, 2013) -

INFORMATION BULLETIN
2013JAG0174-000955
Ministry of Justice
BC Coroners Service

BC Coroners Service identifies mountain biker

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died following a mountain biking incident in the North Shore mountains on June 10, 2013.

He is Jeffrey Fields, aged 38, from Boise, Idaho.

On the afternoon of June 10, passersby found Mr. Fields unresponsive beside his mountain bike on the Pipeline Trail on Mount Fromme, a well -known mountain biking destination. He was deceased at the scene.

The Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate this death.

The family of Mr. Fields has been notified of his death. On behalf of the family, the 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. Fields, and its thanks to the North Shore Search and Rescue team for their assistance with this case.

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Contact Information

  • Barb McLintock
    BC Coroners Service
    250 356-9253