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Drowning east of Nakusp

Slocan Lake RCMP say they received a call last Saturday dealing with a possible drowning at Little Wilson Lake near Roseberry. Google Maps

One man is dead following a drowning east of Nakusp.

Slocan Lake RCMP say they received a call last Saturday dealing with a possible drowning at Little Wilson Lake near Roseberry.

Police say they interviewed two men who had been camping with the victim.

They say one of the men and the victim had been fishing in a canoe when it overturned.

One of the men managed to swim to shore but the other is presumed drowned.

Police say neither was wearing a personal flotation device and that alcohol is believed to have been a factor.

The search for the victim continues. No names have been released.

 

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