The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died in Kelowna on Feb. 21, 2016.
He is Gurpreet Gavin Singh Dhaliwal, aged 21, of Kelowna.
Mr. Dhaliwal was a resident student at the University of BC Okanagan but on the afternoon of Feb. 21, 2016, was visiting friends at an off-campus residence. About 9:30 p.m. one of the residents of the home recognized that Mr. Dhaliwal was in medical distress and called 911. Unfortunately Mr. Dhaliwal could be not resuscitated.
The BC Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate to determine the cause and manner of Mr. Dhaliwal’s death.
Mr. Dhaliwal’s family has been notified of his death. On behalf of family members, the BC Coroners Service requests that the media respect their privacy during this difficult time.