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Saskatchewan RCMP recover body of missing person near Alameda Dam

Saskatchewan RCMP is looking for a 25-year-old man who went missing on Christmas Eve. Local firefighters found an ATV matching the one he was driving underneath the ice. File / Global News

The Saskatchewan RCMP Underwater Recovery Team, with members of the local Carnduff detachment, have located the remains of a man who went missing near Alameda Dam.

The family of the 25-year-old man had not heard from him since he told them we was going ice fishing north of the dam on Dec. 24 on a red Arctic Cat 700 ATV.

Members of the Oxbow Fire Department found the same model underneath the ice north of the dam that night.

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Carnduff RCMP, with other partners, began searching for him on Christmas Eve, according to a press release

They found him on Sunday afternoon and informed his family.

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Authorities have not released his name.

The Alameda Dam is 60 km east of Estevan.

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