Wood Buffalo RCMP investigate drowning in a pool located within MacDonald Island Park

Fort McMurray, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP received a call for assistance on Dec. 12, at approximately 12:00 p.m. to assist Emergency Medical Services with a possible drowning in a pool located within MacDonald Island Park.

A 34-year-old male was transported to local hospital by ground ambulance for further medical assistance.

Wood Buffalo RCMP General Duty contacted his family to advise them of the incident.

Wood Buffalo RCMP investigate drowning
Wood Buffalo RCMP investigate drowning

On Dec. 17, 2020 the victim was transported to an Edmonton area hospital via air ambulance for further medical care. On Dec. 18, the drowned male passed away.

Wood Buffalo RCMP General Investigation Section has taken carriage of this investigation. Wood Buffalo RCMP is assisting the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in this investigation.

An update will be provided when available.

File 20201808659

Wood Buffalo RCMP

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