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Missing swimmer at Pelican Pointe on Last Mountain Lake found dead: Sask. RCMP

The RCMP says it received a report on Monday around 4:45 p.m. about a swimmer in distress in the water at Last Mountain Lake, Sask. File / Global News

A 71-year-old Regina man who was last seen swimming at Pelican Pointe on Last Mountain Lake was located deceased in the water.

Southey, Sask., RCMP put a call-out for the missing swimmer on the morning of August 9, 2022. He was located later in the day.

“His family has been notified and our thoughts are with them during this difficult time,” police said in a release.

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The RCMP says it received a report on Monday around 4:45 p.m. about a swimmer in distress in the water.

Lumsden RCMP, Southey RCMP, STARS, local fire and rescue personnel and civilian boaters were at the scene.

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Search efforts continued throughout Tuesday with more help from Saskatchewan RCMP’s underwater recovery team.

 

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