Drowning victim recovered

Columbia Valley

2021-07-20 14:51 PDT

File # 2021-2058

RCMP confirm they have recovered the body of the person last seen cliff jumping at Windermere Wells Recreation Site on Monday.

The search for a 28-year-old man, believed drowned, was initiated by the Columbia Valley RCMP with the assistance of the Columbia Valley Search and Rescue team on Monday, July 19, 2021. Sadly the man's body was recovered by the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team (URT) Tuesday, July 20, 2021.

The young man had attended Windermere Wells Recreation Site with friends, said Cpl. Gendron-Fafard from the Columbia Valley RCMP. When he did not re-surface, his friends
attended to the last area he was seen in attempts to pull him out of the water but were unable

RCMP and the BC Coroners Service continue to investigate the man’s death. Columbia Valley RCMP offer condolences to family and friends. The RCMP and the BC Coroners Service have no further information available at this time.  

Released by:

Cpl Louis-Philippe Gendron-Fafard
Columbia Valley RCMP 

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