Man lacking in West Kelowna discovered lifeless

(UPDATE: Oct. 26 @ 1:15 pm) – A man who was the subject of a missing persons report in West Kelowna earlier this month has died.

The Okanagan Nation Alliance confirmed the tragic news by sharing funeral details for James Anolik earlier this week.

The RCMP confirmed it this afternoon.

Police turned to the public for information on the 37-year-old on Oct. 12 after his family reported him missing.

At the time, they said he had not been heard from in two weeks and called it “out of character” for Anolik.

No further information was given on the discovery of Anolik’s body.

(Original story: Oct. 12 @ 2:15 pm) – The West Kelowna RCMP is turning to the public for help in a missing persons case.

James Anolik’s family reported him missing to police on Tuesday morning.

They said he has not been heard from in the past two weeks.

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<p dir=“This is out of character and local searches have been negative,” explained an RCMP release.

Through various reports, police believe the last time Anolik was seen around one to two weeks ago.

“Checks of outreach, local hospitals and known hangouts have been completed with no sign of this individual,” the RCMP added.

Anyone with information on Anolik’s whereabouts is urged to contact the West Kelowna RCMP at 250-768-2880.

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