Body of 14 year old Edmonton boy recovered from Whitecourt pond

RCMP Cpl. Michael Hibbs said the boy was found Tuesday morning by a volunteer dive rescue team


Whitecourt RCMP confirm the body of a 14-year-old Edmonton boy was recovered Tuesday from the Rotary Park pond after he fell in the water on Sunday afternoon.

The boy was located Tuesday morning by a volunteer dive rescue team.

Whitecourt RCMP and fire and emergency services responded to the area Sunday.  The search was paused on Sunday evening and resumed Monday morning.

According to police, the boy was swimming in the water with adults, when he tried to jump to a rock, but slipped and fell into the water.


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