Police confirm the death of Dennis Michael Walters in Merritt was a homicide

Merritt RCMP responded to a location near Nicola Lake shortly before 8 am on September 14th.

On arrival police located 51-year-old Dennis Michael Walters of Merritt deceased at the scene. Police have confirmed that his death was the result of a homicide.

S/Sgt. Janelle Shoihet said “We are releasing Dennis’ identity in order to help move the investigation forward. We are hopeful that in doing so, we can help timeline the events leading up to his death.”

Anyone with information about Dennis’ death is asked contact the SEC MCU tipline at 1-877-987-8477.