Canada Alberta man swept away in British Columbia’s Kitimat River found dead

19:28  12 july  2018
19:28  12 july  2018 Source:   thestar.com

Divers search for man believed swept away in southern Alberta river

  Divers search for man believed swept away in southern Alberta river Divers search for man believed swept away in southern Alberta riverA dive team and water rescue unit searched for the missing man on Friday near Alexander Wilderness Park on Oldman River, according to Lethbridge Police Service, but they have not found him.

KITIMAT , B . C . — A 39-year-old Alberta man swept away in the Kitimat River on Saturday has been found dead . Kitimat RCMP, Kitimat Search and Rescue and Terrace Swift Water Rescue located the body just after 11 a.m. Wednesday.

 KITIMAT , B . C . — A 39-year-old Alberta man swept away in the Kitimat River on Saturday has been found dead . Kitimat RCMP, Kitimat Search and Rescue and Terrace Swift Water Rescue located the body just after 11 a.m. Wednesday. Article continues below. Trending Stories.

a truck is parked in front of a car: Kitimat RCMP, Kitimat Search and Rescue and Terrace Swift Water Rescue located the body of man they say was swept away in the Kitimat River. © Provided by Canadian Press File Photo Kitimat RCMP, Kitimat Search and Rescue and Terrace Swift Water Rescue located the body of man they say was swept away in the Kitimat River.

KITIMAT, B.C.—A 39-year-old Alberta man swept away in the Kitimat River on Saturday has been found dead.

Kitimat RCMP, Kitimat Search and Rescue and Terrace Swift Water Rescue located the body just after 11 a.m. Wednesday.

The British Columbia Coroners Service is investigating the man’s death.

The unidentified man is believed to have been thrown from an inflatable boat that capsized near a logjam.

A search helicopter joined search and rescue teams, police and area fire departments for the days-long search.

RCMP are advising boaters to wear life-jackets whenever they are on the river.

DEA assisting B.C. police with investigation into deaths of 2 men near Ucluelet .
Daniel Archbald and Ryan Daley went missing in May after returning from an eight-week sailing trip from Panama. Their remains were discovered last month, and investigators say they are treating the deaths as homicides. Jodie Underwood, a public information officer for the DEA in Seattle, said in an email Monday that the agency's Vancouver office is assisting the RCMP as they investigate the deaths. She declined to elaborate on why the U.S. agency is involved in the case. Archbald, 37, and Daley, 43, were last seen leaving Ucluelet Small Craft Harbour on May 16. They'd docked three days earlier.

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