Serious Incident Under Investigation on Salt Spring Island

UPDATE: 2020 June 2nd - 12:35 PM - Local RCMP were called to a home on Fulford-Ganges Road just before 5 PM yesterday. Officers found a deceased 48-year-old male on the property and a 41-year-old female suffering serious injuries. The female later succumbed to her injuries. Police say no one else was injured or involved in the incident and there is no danger to the public.

"Police are not looking for suspects and no charges are anticipated," RCMP Cpl. Chris Manseau said in a statement.

UPDATE: 2020 June 2nd - 06:58 AM - Serious incident occurred in our community late yesterday afternoon in the 1500 block of Fulford-Ganges Road. RCMP police investigators have been on site all evening and are still in place as of this morning.

Police checkpoints and white tents could be seen on the property. RCMP's Major Crimes Unit is investigating. BC Coroners Service is also investigating.

This is an isolated, private incident. There is no active threat for the community according to officers on the scene.

June 2, 2020 6:58 AM

Community Comments

  • Avatar Paul says:

    So, this story is reporting that something happened yet includes absolutely no information about the who, what, or why? Sounds more like gossip than news.

  • Avatar Kim Davidson says:

    Not gossip Paul. A terrible tragic event has just happened in our community.

  • Avatar L’h’naii says:

    Just woke up to this news. Our hearts go out to the family and to the SS community.

  • Avatar Jason Ware says:

    My heart goes out to the family and the community.

  • Avatar Jane Bockman says:

    Any additional info yet? How horrible

  • Avatar willysjeep says:

    People need to keep their comments to themselves there are more than just a few people are affected by this tragedy your negative comments are not welcome

  • Avatar James A says:

    Right on. Out of respect for the deceased and the orphaned children, there is no need to know WHY this happened or HOW.