Snowboarder dies on Mount Washington

15-year-old found deceased

  • Dec. 23, 2015 5:00 p.m.

On Dec. 22, at approximately 4:50 p.m., the Comox Valley RCMP were notified of a missing 15-year-old male snowboarder at Mount Washington Ski Resort, near Courtenay.

A search was conducted by Ski Patrol. Comox Valley ground Search and Rescue was called out and attended the ski area to assist in the search. During the search, the male had been located deceased. Name has not yet been release.

The BC coroner service and RCMP are currently investigating. As more information becomes available, the Comox Valley RCMP, in conjunction with the BC Coroners service, will release additional information.