Newell County, Alberta – On October 19, 2022, at 3:55 p.m., RCMP received a report of a diver in distress at Lake Newell in Newell County. Witnesses report that a diver was doing maintenance on a dam and never returned.
RCMP and emergency crews remain on-scene and a recovery effort is currently underway.
The diver is being reported as a 55-year-old male resident of Brooks.
Occupational Health and Safety have been advised and are conducting an investigation.
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