May 20, 2019 9:58 am

Fisherman’s body recovered from lake in Musquodoboit Harbour

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police "E" Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on April 13, 2018.

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The body of a 72-year-old fisherman was recovered from a lake in Musquodoboit Harbour over the weekend.

Nova Scotia RCMP say they received a call on Saturday of an overdue fisherman from Dollar Lake Provincial Park.

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Several rescue crews responded to the lake and the man’s body was recovered early Sunday morning.

Police say the victim from Lower Sackville was found at around 1:45 a.m., and he appeared to be wearing a flotation suit.

An autopsy will be conducted today.

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