Burns Lake boater found

The Burns Lake community is in mourning after unconfirmed reports that the body of the missing boater has been found.

The Burns Lake community is in mourning after unconfirmed reports that the body of the missing boater has been found.

On July 28, at approximately 8:55 p.m., the Burns Lake RCMP received a report of an overdue boater on Tchesinkut Lake.

The boater was last seen at approximately 1 p.m. on July 28, 2015.

In the early morning hours of July 29, a boat was located on the shore of Tchesinkut Lake empty, and the boat motor was missing.

The Burns Lake RCMP partnered with the Burns Lake and Terrace Search and Rescue, the B.C. conservation services, ministry of forests, RCMP air services, victim services, police dog services and several community volunteers who engaged in an extensive search of Tchesinkut Lake and the surrounding area.

 

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