The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man, who died on July 18, 2012, after he fell from a cliff near Hope.
The man is Steven Robert Thomas, aged 51, from Merritt.
Mr. Thomas was attempting to photograph a waterfall just off the Coquihalla Highway on July 17, 2012, when he fell from the cliff and sustained a fatal head injury.
Mr. Thomas was transported by air to Royal Columbian Hospital in critical condition, but was unable to recover from his injuries and died the following day.
The BC Coroners Service continues to investigate this death.
The family of Mr. Thomas has been notified of his death. On behalf of the family, the BC Coroners Service asks that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time.
The BC Coroners Service expresses its condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Thomas.
For further information, please contact:
BC Coroners Service