News

Suspected overdose victim identified

Lynn Tolocka has been identified as the woman who died of a suspected drug overdose at Boonstock. - Submitted
Lynn Tolocka has been identified as the woman who died of a suspected drug overdose at Boonstock.
— image credit: Submitted

The woman who died early Saturday of a suspected drug overdose at Boonstock has been identified as Lynn Tolocka.

Police said only that she was a 24-year-old woman from Leduc, Alta., but CTV Vancouver reported her name on Monday.

Tolocka’s personal Facebook page has been filling with tributes since Saturday.

She reportedly died one day short of her 25th birthday.

A total of 80 people were taken to Penticton Regional Hospital from the Boonstock Music and Arts Festival over the course of the three-day event, according to Interior Health.

 

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Emission limits set for B.C. LNG producers
 
Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82
 
The importance of bees
David Gogo takes to the street
 
Surrey enforcer killed on the weekend
 
Tour de Rock community party a hairy affair in Port Alberni
Concerns about imported fill flow at gravel pit meeting
 
The Week — Jan. 19
 
The Week — Oct. 13