Drowning Incident In Ocean Waters Near Hollydene Beach

Saanich Police and the BC Coroners Service are investigating an apparent drowning that was reported shortly after noon on Sunday.

A 57 year old female, and resident of Saanich, was located in the waters of Finnerty Cove and was found to be unresponsive.  Life saving efforts were attempted however were not successful.  The female was pronounced dead at the scene.

At this time, there is no evidence to suggest any foul play and the cause of the incident is still under investigation.

Any further media inquiries may be directed to the BC Coroners Service.

File 2013-13998


Sgt. Steve Eassie #158

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