A woman’s body has been recovered from the mudslide which occurred on Duffy Lake Road near Lillooet on Monday morning .
Search efforts are continuing today.
Late yesterday, Pemberton and Lillooet Search and Rescue personnel located and extricated the body of a woman who was from the Lower Mainland.
Police have just been in contact with the woman’s family and notified them of her death. The BC Coroners Service has been notified and is conducting its own investigation into the circumstances around the death.
Last night search efforts were suspended due to safety concerns however efforts are continuing today.
Investigators have received two missing people reports and believe there may have been other occupied vehicles that were lost in the slide.
Police are asking anyone who was a witness to the event, or believes their loved one is missing and has not yet been able to make contact with them, to contact the Pemberton or Lillooet RCMP Detachments.