Gliechen RCMP search for missing swimmer on Bow River – LOCATED DECEASED

Siksika First Nation Reserve, Alberta -The body of the man who went missing after swimming in the Bow River near Siksika First Nation Reserve was recovered yesterday evening by Gleichen RCMP. Police are continuing to liaise with the Calgary Medical Examiners Officer in which an exam is pending.

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Gleichen RCMP would like to send their condolences to the family during this difficult time and would like to thank all those involved in the search and recovery efforts for their assistance.

No further information will be released until the conclusion of the medical exam.

BACKGROUND

On August 11, 2017 at approximately 2:40 p.m. Gleichen RCMP received a complaint of a missing person near the river on the Siksika First Nation Reserve.

A 61 year old male – Alfred Clinton McMASTER, was last seen by friends when he went for a swim.

Police are asking that anyone with information on his whereabouts to contact them immediately.

Alfred described as;

  • Aboriginal
  • Brown hair,
  • Brown eyes,
  • 5 ft, 9 inches
  • 165 lbs

Wearing; a blue long sleeve shirt, blue jeans, black hat and sunglasses.

A 61 year old male - Alfred Clinton McMASTER, was last seen by friends when he went for a swim.
A 61 year old male – Alfred Clinton McMASTER, was last seen by friends when he went for a swim.

Search efforts are continuing and an update will be provided when new information becomes available.

If you have any information about this matter, please contact the Gleichen RCMP at 403-734-3056. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact crime stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest, the recovery of stolen property, and/or the seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and the identity of the caller will remain anonymous.

Gliechen RCMP


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