George C. David

Port Alberni artist found dead in Port Angeles

An investigation is underway regarding an aboriginal artist from Port Alberni

An investigation is underway regarding an aboriginal artist from Port Alberni who was found dead in an apartment in Port Angeles, Washington.

George C. David was found dead at approximately 12:45 p.m. on Monday, March 28 by Port Angeles police officers.

The deceased male has been turned over to the coroner and an autopsy has been scheduled. Investigators are working towards determining the cause and manner of death.

(Story continues below)

The death was not characterized as suspicious and is being investigated as if it were a homicide, Port Angeles Police Chief Brian Smith told the Peninsula Daily News.

“The signs indicate that [David] suffered some kind of injury,” Smith said. “I’ll just leave it at that.”

The 65-year-old man was from Port Alberni and was a member of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation in Tofino.

facebook.com/albernivalleynews

twitter.com/alberninews

Just Posted

Vancouver Island pharmacist suspended for giving drugs with human placenta

RCMP had samples of the seized substances tested by Health Canada

Port Alberni cyclist collides with passing car

Cyclist received minor injuries

Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations receive grants to bring ancestors’ remains home

Grants are part of the Royal B.C. Museum’s new repatriation program

Get ready for a week of sunshine across Vancouver Island

Environment Canada is forecasting temperatures in the high teens all this week

North Island Tour De Rock rider Benjamin Leah leads team to Port Hardy

“You don’t have issues and problems when you look at these kids and how much they’re going through.”

Video: Flyers new mascot ‘Gritty’ a bearded, googly-eyed terror

The Philadelphia Flyers unveiled their new mascot Monday, and as one would expect of the team that gave us the “Broad Street Bullies,” he’s far from cuddly.

Vancouver Island designated as foreign trade zone

Designation simplifies importing and exporting and provides duty relief

Edmonton cannabis company revenues more than triples to $19.1 million

Aurora Cannabis revenues more than triple in fourth quarter

Seattle one step closer to NHL after arena plan approved

Seattle City Council unanimously approved plans for a privately funded $700 million renovation of KeyArena

Harvest Moon to light up B.C. skies with an ‘autumn hue’

It’s the first moon after the autumn equinox

Hockey league gets $1.4M for assistance program after Humboldt Broncos crash

Program will help players, families, coaches and volunteers after the shock of the deadly crash

Canada has removed six out of 900 asylum seekers already facing U.S. deportation

Ottawa had said the ‘overwhelming majority’ had been removed

North Island Midget Eagles bit by Alberni Valley Bulldogs, hammer Nanaimo Clippers

It was a bit of an up and down rollercoaster ride of a weekend for the North Island Midget Eagles.

Most Read