The Pas RCMP respond to drowning on Clearwater Lake: Manitoba

Clearwater Lake, Manitoba – On August 18, 2020, at 4:00 pm, The Pas RCMP received a report of a possible drowning on Clearwater Lake, located 25 km north-east of The Pas.

Officers were advised that a 77-year-old male, from The Pas, had entered the water and began to struggle. A bystander on the beach entered the lake and pulled, the now unconscious male, out of the water.

Once on the beach, medical assistance was provided until EMS arrived who then transported the male to hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

File Photo – Drowning

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

The Pas RCMP

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