Strathmore RCMP investigate drowning on Bow River in Carseland, Alberta; UPDATE – victim located

Carseland, Alberta – This afternoon, Strathmore RCMP along with Fire Services located a deceased adult male from Calgary who has been positively identified as the male that went missing last night while swimming in the Bow River near Highway 24 and Wydham Park in Carseland.

Strathmore RCMP would like to thank the public and all emergency personnel that assisted with the search efforts.

The name of the deceased will not be released and no further updates are anticipated.

Our thoughts go out to the family of the deceased at this time.

BACKGROUND

Carseland, Alberta – On Aug. 9, 2020 at approximately 9:25 p.m., Strathmore RCMP responded to a report of an adult male who went missing in the water while swimming in the Bow River near Highway 24 and Wydham Park in Carseland.

The male jumped in the river but did not return after swimming downstream.

The male has not been located and search efforts last night by police along with Strathmore and Wheatland Fire Services were called off due to darkness. A search and rescue team along with police continue the search today.

Bow River Drowning
(File Photo) Bow River Drowning

An update will be provided if more information becomes available.

Strathmore RCMP



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