Death of man found near Lochside Trail not suspicious: police

Investigators are on scene after a deceased person was found near the Galloping Goose trail in Saanich on May 25, 2023.

After an initial investigation, Saanich Police say the cause of death of a man who was found deceased near the Lochside Trail is not suspicious.

On May 25 around 8 a.m., police were called to the bridge at Carey Road and Ravine Way for an unresponsive man under the bridge.

When police arrived, they found that the man was dead.

A Major Crime Unit investigation determined the cause of death is not suspicious, and the BC Coroners Service will now continue the investigation.

The trail was closed while the police investigation was underway, and reopened around 12:30 p.m.


This is a developing story. More details will be added as they become available.

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