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Body of fisherman recovered from lake west of Saint John

RCMP have recovered the body of a fisherman. File / RCMP

An RCMP dive team has recovered the body of a fisherman whose boat capsized during a fishing derby in New Brunswick on Saturday.

The RCMP Underwater Recovery Team started scouring the waters Sunday morning. A body was located before 2 p.m.

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Police say they were called to Seven Mile Lake, west of Saint John near Musquash, N.B., at around 4 p.m., on Saturday after a boat capsized.

The Mounties say there were two people in the boat. One swam to shore while the other was unaccounted for.

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At this time, a cause of death is not known. It’s also not clear if an autopsy will take place.

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The investigation is ongoing.

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