Hope RCMP were on scene to investigate after a body was found near Ruby Creek last Thursday.

Hope RCMP were on scene to investigate after a body was found near Ruby Creek last Thursday.

Body found near Ruby Creek

Death deemed not suspicious by officials who continue to investigate cause of death

A woman’s body was discovered last Thursday on Garnet Creek Forest Service Road just off of Lougheed Highway, B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed.

On the afternoon of Feb. 4, the coroner was summoned to a location near Ruby Creek after an independent witness—who had been going down the forest service road on an ATV—found a female lying on the ground.

B.C. Coroners Service has concluded that it was not a suspicious death and are in the preliminary stages of investigating the cause of death.