Sprague RCMP respond to drowning in Moose Lake, Manitoba; “lost his balance and fell out of the boat”

On May 29, 2021, at 1:50 pm, Sprague RCMP received a report of a possible drowning in Moose Lake.

Moose Lake, Manitoba – On May 29, 2021, at 1:50 pm, Sprague RCMP received a report of a possible drowning in Moose Lake.

Officers were advised that a 68-year-old male, from the RM of La Broquerie, was fishing out on the lake with a 65-year-old female, when he . The 68-year-old male, who was not wearing a life jacket, was not able to get back into the boat and went under.

The 65-year-old female travelled to the nearest cottage and called for help.

Drowning
(File Photo) Drowning

Sprague RCMP along with the Hutterian Emergency Aquatic Response Team (HEART), and the RCMP Search and Rescue team (marine & ground) attended to the lake and immediately began a search of the water and shore line.

At approximately 11:00 pm, with the assistance of HEART, the body of the 68-year-old male was recovered from the lake.

The RCMP works in close partnership with HEART and would like to thank them for their commitment to the family and the community.

Sprague RCMP continue to investigate.

Sprague RCMP



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