July 10, 2014 1:29 pm

Body of missing Calgary man recovered in Bow River

Justin MacNeil

CALGARY- A body that was discovered in the Bow River on Saturday has been identified as a 19-year-old Calgary man.

Justin McNeil was reported missing on June 22. He had been swimming in the river near Nature’s Hideaway Campground with friends, when he was caught in a strong current and swept downstream.

Despite an exhaustive search, emergency crews were not able to find him.

A fisherman came across a body on Saturday, and it has since been identified as McNeil.

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