Halifax police say the body of a man who went missing while swimming in Maynard Lake Monday evening has been found.
Police and Halifax Fire and Emergency were called to the 0-100 block of Murray Hill Drive in Dartmouth shortly after 7 p.m. for a report of a missing swimmer.
Witnesses reported a 21-year-old man who had been having trouble swimming had gone underwater and had not been seen since.
A joint search effort by police and firefighters did not find the man, and the RCMP dive team was called in.
Shortly after 1:30 a.m., the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team located the victim’s body.
The man’s identity has not been released.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 28, 2022.