Pair discovered dead in Port Alice

PORT ALICE—RCMP say no suspects being sought; no danger to community as investigation continues

PORT ALICE—Local RCMP are investigating the deaths of an adult male and an adult female discovered at a home Tuesday morning in Port Alice. The deaths were reported to police at around 9:45 a.m. Sept. 9, and the pair were located in the residence, deceased.

The identities of the deceased have not yet been released, pending notification of their next of kin.

Preliminary information suggests that there is no risk to community safety as a result of this incident, the RCMP reported. Based on preliminary evidence, investigators are not searching for any suspects in relation to these deaths. Port Alice RCMP continues to investigate with the assistance of the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit (VIIMCU).

The BC Coroners Service has been notified, and is working with investigators to determine the details surrounding the deaths.