Body of girl who fell into a river in Ste-Adèle found: Quebec provincial police

Quebec provincial police are treating the shooting as an attempted murder. Mario Beauregard/The Canadian Press

Quebec provincial police say the body of a teenage girl who fell into a river in Ste-Adèle, Que. two weeks ago was found Sunday morning.

The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) officers were called around 9 a.m. Sunday after a local spotted a body in the the Rivière du Nord.

Police recovered the body and later confirmed it was the girl that went missing on May 12.

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The teenage victim, whose identity has not been made public, was standing on rocks with three other people under a bridge when she allegedly slipped and fell into the water.

Rescue teams were deployed, including a dive team, firefighters and a helicopter.

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Authorities say they are trying to determine the circumstances surrounding the death.

— With files from the Canadian Press

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