Chestermere RCMP on scene of possible drowning near Anniversary Beach in Chestermere Lake – UPDATED

(JULY 27) At 0841pm Chestermere RCMP with the help of the Central Alberta Rescue Diving Society recovered the body of the missing person in Chestermere Lake. The 47 year old Calgary resident will be taken to the medical examiners office. Family of the deceased has been notified and victim services are engaged.

BACKGROUND

Chestermere, Alberta – On July 26, 2021 at approximately 3:00 pm Chestermere RCMP were called to a possible drowning. Two adult males were out swimming with a paddle board near Anniversary Beach in Chestermere Lake and fell into the water.

Upon entering the water, both males began to struggle. Nearby swimmers at the beach were able to rescue one however, the other swimmer went under the water and has not been seen since.

Chestermere Fire Rescue and Chestermere RCMP boats were dispatched and remain on scene continuing the search.

Drowning
(File Photo) Drowning

The survivor has been taken to hospital by EMS as a precaution.

RCMP are with the family of the missing male. Identity is not being released at this time.

Chestermere RCMP



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