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In-Custody Death Investigation: Deceased Identified

The male that died while being dealt with by RCMP and Ambulance attendants in Penticton has now been identified as Gordon Brent AMYOTTE, a thirty-nine year old resident of Penticton.

On May 28th 2010, at approximately 1 pm, Penticton RCMP and BC Ambulance attended the four-hundred block of Martin Street on reports of a male exhibiting erratic behavior.

The New Westminster Police Service is conducting this in-custody death investigation. Police investigators request that anyone that may have witnessed the incident or, have information regarding AMYOTTE’S whereabouts on May 28th, 2010, contact them.

Please contact the New Westminster Police Major Crime tip line at 604-529-2430