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Terrace/Vanderhoof Search and Rescue locate drowning victim in Arthur Lake…

VANDERHOOF, BC: The body of a young adult male has been recovered from the waters of Arthur Lake following an incident over the BC Day long weekend…

On July 30 at approximately 8:40 PM, Vanderhoof RCMP received a report of a possible drowning at Arthur Lake which is located 45 minutes south of the community.

Two individuals were believed to be fishing on Arthur Lake near Finger Lake when the boat they were in capsized. Only one man made it to shore where he flagged down a motorist who was able to call police.

Vanderhoof and Terrace Search and Rescue were engaged and searched the shores and lake using sonar.

On August 3, with the assistance of the Terrace and Vanderhoof Search and Rescue, the body of the 25 year-old man was recovered from Arthur Lake.

No foul play is suspected and the BC Coroner’s Service has taken carriage of the investigation.

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