Body recovered from Columbia River south of Revelstoke

Man's body located on shore of Columbia River south of Blanket Creek Provincial Park.

The Columbia River south of Revelstoke. Photo: Aaron Orlando/Revelstoke Mountaineer Magazine

A man’s body was discovered on the shoreline of the Columbia River south of Blanket Creek Provincial Park on Sunday, Aug. 1.

Police recovered the body at the scene after receiving a call.

Police say there are no indications of criminality in the death so far. The BC Coroners Service and RCMP are still working to confirm the identity of the body.

Earlier this summer, on June 20, two Alberta men capsized their small boat near Blanket Creek. One of them managed to swim to shore, but the other man has not been found since the incident. See that story here:

One rescued, one missing after boat capsizes at Blanket Creek south of Revelstoke

Police didn’t say the two incidents are connected. A Revelstoke RCMP spokesperson said police are “not offering any further information about this investigation.”