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RCMP investigating after Berens River, Man. toddler drowns in Lake Winnipeg

A file photo of an RCMP vehicle. Global News / File

A toddler has died in a tragic drowning in Lake Winnipeg.

Manitoba RCMP said they were called to the community of Berens River Tuesday afternoon, where a one-year-old child, who had gone missing from his home, was found by family members in the nearby water along the shoreline.

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The boy was rushed to the local nursing station where he was pronounced dead.

Berens River RCMP continue to investigate.

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