RCMP have confirmed that two people found dead in a crashed SUV in West Kelowna Monday night were victims of homicide.

The black SUV was found crashed into a parking lot entrance light standard outside the Terra Vita condominiums in the 2700 block of Auburn Road at around 11 p.m. PT.

Investigators found two people dead inside the vehicle, but scene examination determined their deaths were not caused by the collision.

A man was seen fleeing the vehicle and police dogs were used to track the suspect over several kilometres, but to no avail.

Police have not named the victims and ask that anyone with information relating to the deaths contact West Kelowna RCMP at 250-768-2880 or via Crimestoppers at http://www.crimestoppers.net/