Island Lake RCMP say a four-year-old boy drowned on St. Theresa Point First Nation Thursday night.
Police said the boy was last seen around 4:40 p.m. Thursday near a family member’s house.
RCMP received a call about the disappearance at 11 p.m. and conducted a search with the help of community members.
The boy was found by searchers in the lake on the east shore of St. Theresa Point and taken to a nursing station where he was pronounced dead.
An autopsy is being scheduled and RCMP continue to investigate.
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