Fort Chipewyan RCMP Update #2 from Rocher River; Body Found

Wood Buffalo National Park, Alberta – On June 25, 2017 at approximately 7:00 p.m. Fort Chipewyan RCMP were called to the Rocher River approximately 8 kilometres north of where the boat of four missing hunters was located. A local resident was on the river and discovered a body on the river bank.

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Fort Chipewyan RCMP have only tentatively identified the body at this time. An autopsy is pending in Edmonton for both deceased men who were located in the river over the last two days. No further information is available at this time. An update will provided when more details become available.

Our thoughts continue to be with the families and the community of Fort Chipewyan during this difficult time.

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June 25, 2017

Fort Chipewyan RCMP Update from Rocher River

Wood Buffalo National Park, Alberta – On June 24, 2017 Fort Chipewyan RCMP were called to the Rocher River approximately 8 kilometres north of where the boat of four missing hunters was located. On arrival they recovered a body from the river bank.
Fort Chipewyan have only tentatively identified the body at this time and an autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow in Edmonton.

No further information is available at this time. An update will provided when more details become available.

Our thoughts continue to be with the families and the community of Fort Chipewyan.

Fort Chipewyan RCMP


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