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Oct. 7, 2020

Slave Lake RCMP search for overdue canoer

Slave Lake, Alta. – Slave Lake RCMP and Slave Lake Search and Rescue are currently searching for an overdue canoer on Fawcette Lake. The 31-year-old male was last seen on the morning of October 5, 2020 and it is believed he had planned to use the canoe before setting off to hunt in the area. On Oct. 6, 2020 neighbours and community members in the area had not heard from the male and began a search. The male’s canoe was located overturned and police were notified.

A search operation involving boats from the RCMP, Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service and Alberta Environment as well as aircraft from the RCMP and Forestry commenced at 2:00 p.m., on Oct. 6, 2020. The overdue individual has extensive experience in the outdoors and the search is ongoing at this time.