Body of Alberta man found floating in B.C.'s Okanagan River

Police in B.C.'s Okanagan are investigating after a man's body was found in the water near OK Falls.

24-year-old's death is being considered suspicious pending autopsy early next week

An image from Google Street View shows a view of a dam and a bridge across the Okanagan River near the community of Okanagan Falls, also known as OK Falls. (Google Street View)

Police are investigating after a man's body was found floating in a waterway on the outskirts of Okanagan Falls on Friday morning.

Police say the body was found in a channel of the Okanagan River, and that the death is deemed suspicious.

An autopsy is scheduled for early next week, RCMP say.

Next-of-kin notification is still underway, and police have only identified the man as a 24-year-old from Alberta.

Okanagan Falls is the name shared by a waterfall, a provincial park and a community, known colloquially as "OK Falls," which is approximately 20 kilometres south of Penticton, at the south end of Skaha Lake.

Google Map: Okanagan Falls, B.C.