August 22, 2014 5:40 pm

Missing man found drowned near Alameda Dam

The search continues today for a 43-year-old man feared to have drowned near the Alameda Dam.

File / Global News

REGINA – Police have recovered the body of a 43-year-old male from the White Bear First Nation who drowned near the Alameda Dam.

RCMP were called to the dam, approximately four kilometers east of Alameda, on Wednesday afternoon.

Witnesses at the scene said that a man disappeared under the water while he was trying to swim across the river.

Witnesses tried to locate the man but were unsuccessful.

RCMP and a group of local searchers from White Bear First Nation on Friday located the body about 450 feet from where the man was last seen.

The man’s name is not being released.

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