Man charged with 2nd-degree murder after 3 bodies found in Kelowna
34-year-old Jacob Forman is accused of killing his wife and two children
Three charges of second degree murder have been laid against a Kelowna man after three bodies were found in a home earlier this week.
Thirty-four-year-old Jacob Forman is accused of killing his wife and two children.
According to the charging document, his wife, Clara Forman, and daughters, Karina and Yesenia, were killed sometime between Sunday and Tuesday.
RCMP were called to the family residence in the Rutland neighbourhood of Kelowna Tuesday and discovered the bodies.
"RCMP are continuing their efforts to locate and notify the immediate family members of these victims of this tragic investigation," said RCMP Const. Lesley Smith in a statement.
"Police are asking the media and public to respect the family at this difficult time while officers work to ensure the next of kin have been notified."
Forman's next court appearance is January 18th.
Kelowna's Latin American Community plan to hold a vigil for Clara Forman and her daughters December 28th.
The RCMP Serious Crime Unit, forensic identification specialists and B.C. Coroners Service continue their investigation.