Leaf Rapids RCMP locate missing boater

South Indian Lake, Manitoba – On July 25, 2019, at approximately 7:15 pm, Leaf Rapids RCMP received a report of a missing boater out on South Indian Lake.

Officers were advised that a 20-year-old male, from South Indian Lake, had gone out onto the lake and was believed to be missing as his boat had been located on an isolated shoreline.

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Officers, along with local community members, gathered and began searching the lake by boat and by helicopter.

On July 27, at 9:45 pm, searchers located the body of the 20-year-male in the water where he was pronounced deceased.

The Leaf Rapids RCMP along with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner continue to investigate.

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File number: 20191097622

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