Emergency personnel converged en mass in Langford June 8 to a building near Jacklin Road and Orono Avenue. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

UPDATED: RCMP confirm one dead in Langford mental health call

Police and ambulance personnel called to apartment building

West Shore RCMP and BC Ambulance Service were called to the 800-block of Hockley Avenue in Langford on June 8 around 5 p.m.

The report was a mental health related call involving the suicide of a 55-year-old woman according to RCMP.

“No foul play is suspected. The family are requesting privacy at this time. The BC Coroner Service is the investigating agency,” a spokesperson told Black Press Media.

Anyone who needs help for depression or other mental health issues can call the provincial suicide prevention hotline at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433), or visit crisislines.bc.ca to find local mental health and crisis resources. People can also call the Canadian Assistance in Suicide Prevention 24/7 hotline at 1-888-353-2273.

READ ALSO: Person finds bag of drugs while out for walk in Langford



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