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Plamondon man drowns in Lac la Biche: Alberta RCMP

Police say criminality is not a factor in the man's death, at this time.
Police say criminality is not a factor in the man's death, at this time. The Canadian Press Images-Mario Beauregard

A 57-year-old Plamondon man is dead after drowning in Lac la Biche on Saturday.

After 10 a.m., RCMP received a report of a “boat on Lac la Biche that appeared to be in distress, going in circles with no one on board.”

At 11:30 a.m., crews recovered a body, saying only one person was on the boat at the time, police said.

Police said the man’s death was accidental, so foul play is not suspected.

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Lac la Biche is about 215 kilometres northeast of Edmonton.

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