RCMP investigate drowning at Drysdale Falls, Nova Scotia

Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia – At 4:37 p.m. on July 9, Colchester District RCMP responded to a call of a male who had drowned at Drysdale Falls in Tatamagouche. The 38-year-old man from Three Fathom Harbour had been swimming with family members when he went under the surface and did not come back up. A family member tried to rescue him but was not able to help.

Drysdale Falls in Tatamagouche
Drysdale Falls in Tatamagouche

Two members of the man’s family were rescued by the Special Hazards Response Unit (SHRU), a municipal unit that is part of the Bible Hill Fire Department. The team later recovered the body of the deceased man. The RCMP is continuing its investigation into the incident.

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

File # 2019999476

Nova Scotia RCMP

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