The body of a teenager who was missing after reports of a possible drowning was recovered, Alberta RCMP confirmed Friday evening.
Stettler RCMP said they, along with partner agencies, recovered the body of 17-year-old Ajay Purba from Buffalo Lake.
“RCMP send their deepest condolences,” a news release stated.
On Tuesday afternoon, RCMP were called to Buffalo Lake near Ol’ MacDonald’s Resort, about 115 kilometres southeast of Edmonton.
Purba had been floating on a tube in the lake with family and friends before possibly drowning, RCMP confirmed.
An RCMP drone, fire crews and a STARS air ambulance were all deployed to search for Purba, police said.
Emergency crews were unable to locate the teenager in the water.
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