RCMP investigate drowning in Richmond County, Nova Scotia

Framboise, Richmond County, Nova Scotia – At 1:30 p.m. on July 8, Richmond County RCMP responded to a call of a drowning on Crooked Lake Rd. in Framboise. The woman was at the remote cottage location with a friend. She went for a swim, and a short time later disappeared under the surface. She did not come back up. The friend tried to help her but was not able to get to her in time. Police and volunteer firefighters were not able to retrieve the body yesterday, and required assistance from the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team. Divers recovered the body of the deceased woman this morning.

File Photo – Drowning

The deceased is a 28-year-old woman. The RCMP has not made a determination about criminality at this time and the investigation is ongoing. The Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service is assisting with the investigation.

Our thoughts are with the family of the victim at this difficult time.

File # 2019992494

Nova Scotia RCMP

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