Music-related mystery on the river

Canoe and cello found in unexplained circumstances near Selkirk College in Castlegar

As of Tuesday afternoon police were still searching for clues as to the owner(s) of an abandoned canoe and cello in the Columbia River near Selkirk College in Castlegar

As of Tuesday afternoon police were still searching for clues as to the owner(s) of an abandoned canoe and cello in the Columbia River near Selkirk College in Castlegar

 

A suspicious occurrence involving an abandoned canoe has Castlegar RCMP searching for answers this week.Last Friday police had been summoned to the Columbia River below Selkirk College where a canoe had been found, unattended. Contained in the boat were a cello and what appeared to be personal papers, none of which, police stated, appeared to be suicidal in nature.Police seized the canoe and items and started searching for the person or persons involved. There had no reports of anyone missing in the area.Police are asking for the owner of the items to contact them. Anyone, in fact, with any knowledge of who may own the canoe and/or instrument is asked to contact the Castlegar RCMP at 250-365-7721.

 

 

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