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RCMP identify deceased, confirm criminality involved in man’s death

RCMP identified the deceased 47-year-old man from Vallican in the Slocan Valley as Aaron Graham. — Photo courtesy RCMP

The RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit and the BC Coroners Service continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a 47-year-old man in the Slocan Valley on October 8, 2019.

In an effort to advance the investigation, the deceased has been positively identified as Aaron Graham of Vallican.

"An autopsy has confirmed that Aaron’s death involved criminality," RCMP said in a media release.

"No arrests have been made in relation to Mr. Graham’s death," the media release added.  "To protect the integrity of the ongoing investigation no further details of his death will be released at this time."

The RCMP wish to thank the local communities of the Slocan Valley for their cooperation with this investigation.

Police said Graham’s family has provided a photograph of Aaron to assist with the investigation, but have asked that their privacy be respected.

Anyone with any additional information is asked to contact the RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit at 1-877-987-8477.