Coroners Service of B.C. is investigating the death of 55-year-old Chilliwack man found in the Hope Slough. RCMP and Chilliwack Search and Rescue were called to the scene to assist with recovery.

Coroners Service of B.C. is investigating the death of 55-year-old Chilliwack man found in the Hope Slough. RCMP and Chilliwack Search and Rescue were called to the scene to assist with recovery.

Body of deceased Chilliwack man found in slough

Coroners Service of B.C. investigating the death of 55-year-old Chilliwack man. Police do not suspect foul play

The yellow crime scene tape went up around supper time at the entrance of the Corbould-Hope River Park.

Coroners Service of B.C. is investigating the death of 55-year-old Chilliwack man found in the Hope Slough.

Chilliwack RCMP was called to the scene at 6:15 p.m. after receiving a report about a deceased man in the water.

Officers located the body, and recovery was by Chilliwack Search and Rescue volunteers, with assistance by RCMP.

Police do not suspect foul play.

No other details were disclosed, and it’s not known what led to the man’s death.

Coroners Service attended the scene at Berkeley and Cawley Streets, and took conduct of the investigation at some time after 9 p.m.

The Coroners Service of British Columbia is responsible for investigating all unnatural, sudden and unexpected, unexplained or unattended deaths in the province. It also makes recommendations to improve public safety and prevent death in similar circumstances.