Body of Avalanche Victim Recovered
Prince George, B.C. – North District RCMP says the body of the person killed in an avalanche near Valemount on Friday has now been recovered.
Cpl. Madonna Saunderson says Jasper Rescue from Alberta attended the avalanche scene in the area of Clemina, southeast of Valemount, on Saturday to assess the scene and aid in the recovery of the male who was killed while snowmobiling. Valemount RCMP and Search and Rescue aided in the recovery.
Following the accident early Friday afternoon Search and Rescue personnel had gone to the area but determined the scene was too unstable to facilitate the recovery at that time.
Cpl. Saunderson says the BC Coroners Office has conduct of the investigation and any further updates will be released through their office.