Prince Rupert RCMP investigating a sudden death

Prince Rupert

2024-03-23 16:06 PDT

File # 24-1721

The Prince Rupert RCMP are investigating the death of a 46-year-old female that occurred on the morning of March 22nd, 2024.

The female was located on the stairs in the 1800 block of 7th Ave East that lead to 8th Ave East around 8 o’clock in the morning. Frontline officers, as well as the Prince Rupert Fire and Rescue, attended the scene and attempted life saving efforts, however, they were unsuccessful.

The Prince Rupert RCMP has been working closely with the BC Coroners Service from the outset of the investigation. At this time there is no potential danger to the public.

Investigators are seeking any information that public may have relating to this incident, including CCTV footage from the 1800 block of 11th Ave East to the 1800 block of 6th Ave East from 1:00 am March 22nd to 8:00 am on March 22nd, and urge anyone to call 250-624-2136.

Released by:

Cst. Brody Hemrich
Media Relations Officer
Prince Rupert Detachment


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