Unsolved: RCMP SEARCH FOR WITNESS

Date:

2019-04-29

File #:

2019-23391

A 79-year old West Kelowna woman was rushed to hospital at 8:34 p.m. on April 29th after being discovered seriously injured in the bush in the Bear Lake Forest Service Road area off Westside Road. 

Police have identified, arrested and charged 60-year old West Kelowna resident Kevin Lee Barrett with attempted murder.  They believe Barrett drove the woman to the remote area in her grey 2005 Nissan X-Trail with BC plate number FM590J from her residence in the Westview Village Mobile Home Park.

Police believe that a concerned passerby encountered the pair along the way and would like to speak with that person.  If you can help with this case, please contact West Kelowna RCMP or Crime Stoppers.