The name of the homicide victim discovered on a Penticton high school field in early September has officially been announced by Mounties.
Taig Savage, 22, of Penticton, has been named as the suspect.
In a news release, Supt. Brian Hunter, officer in charge of the Penticton RCMP, said, “We are releasing Taig’s identify and images in the hopes that it will assist in our investigation.”
“Our investigators are asking for the public’s help and urge that anyone with information or who observed this incident contact the Penticton RCMP.”
Taig was last seen in the 100 block of Eckhart Avenue on foot wearing a hooded sweatshirt and grey pants.
Police wish to speak to anyone who saw him in the area in the early morning hours of Sept. 5, or who had any contact with him throughout the night and early morning hours.
He was found just before 6 a.m. on Sunday Sept. 5 by a passerby.
Front-line officers from the Penticton RCMP were called to assist BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) with a report of an unresponsive person down, at a field located in the 100 block of Eckhart Avenue.
The man suffering from critical injuries and was transported to a local area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Source_ The Canadian Press