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Police investigate suspicious death of Australian teen Jake Kermond, in Whistler

Detectives are investigating whether skier Jake Kermond of Austraillia fell or was pushed from a cliff into a gravel pit in Whistler.

His body was discovered in an industrial area of the village on 17 June. 19 year-old Kermond was last seen on April 26th leaving the Adara Hotel in Whistler.

The death is being treated as suspicious, and is still under investigation.

 

Update: Luka Gordic Stabbed to Death

Luka Gordic was stabbed May 17th  just before midnight near Main Street in Whistler, Gordic was suffering from life-threatening injuries and was transported to the local clinic. Despite life saving measures, the young man was pronounced dead at the clinic.

Four teenagers have been charged, Arvin Golic 18, and three 17 year old boys who cannot be named.

Update June 7th, 2017
18 year old Arvin Golic has been found guilty and has been charged with manslaughter in stabbing death of Luca Gordic.

Update October 7th 2017
A judge found two of the remaining three accused guilty of manslaughter and the third guilty of second-degree murder on Friday October 6th. The three accused names have been placed under a publication ban due to their age at the time of the homicide.