Body of 12-year-old male recovered from waters of Sturgeon Falls, Manitoba

Whiteshell Provinicial Park , Manitoba – At approximately 1:00 am on May 29, 2023, the body of the 12-year-old male who went into the water at Sturgeon Falls was located and recovered.

Whitemouth RCMP continue to investigate.

Sturgeon Falls Drowning
Sturgeon Falls Drowning


On May 27, 2023 at 11:44 am, Whitemouth RCMP received a report of a possible drowning at Sturgeon Falls in the Whiteshell Provincial Park.

Officers were advised that a 12-year-old male, from Winnipeg, was last seen climbing down the rocks, when he slipped into the water, and almost immediately went under in the rapids.

A by-stander jumped into the water to provide assistance but could not safely bring him to shore.

The RCMP Underwater Recovery Team, along with assistance from Manitoba Conservation Officers & Manitoba Parks staff, are currently on scene.
Whitemouth RCMP continue to investigate.

File number: 2023-733092

Whitemouth RCMP

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