July 10, 2019 12:06 pm
Updated: July 11, 2019 9:36 am

N.S. RCMP investigating after man drowns in Tatamagouche

Police were called to Drysdale Falls, 14 kms southeast of Tatamagouche, N.S., at 4:50 pm on July 9.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

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Nova Scotia RCMP are investigating a reported drowning that happened on Tuesday.

Police were called to Drysdale Falls, 14 kilometres southeast of Tatamagouche, N.S., at 4:50 p.m. on July 9.

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The RCMP say that a 38 year-old man from Three Fathom Harbour, N.S., had been swimming with family members when he went underwater.

When the man didn’t surface, police say a family member attempted to rescue him.

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The Bible Hill Fire Department was also called in to help rescue two other members of the man’s family.

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