discovery of mans body in river in Cochrane Alta

RCMP investigating discovery of man’s body in river in Cochrane, Alta

An investigation is underway to determine how a 36-year-old man died and ended up in the Bow River in Cochrane, Alta., the RCMP said on Thursday.

discovery of mans body in river in Cochrane Alta

Police said they were told about a body in the waterway near River Avenue just before 2 p.m.

“Cochrane RCMP as well as fire (department personnel) immediately deployed boats in the water and conducted a search,” police said in a news release. “Within a short amount of time, rescue crews located a deceased person in the water.”

Police said the body was identified. He was from Cochrane and the RCMP said his next of kin have been notified about the discovery.

Anyone who may have information about what happened is asked to call the Cochrane RCMP detachment at 403-932-2211 or their local police department. Tips can also be anonymously submitted by phoning Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or contacting them online at http://www.P3Tips.com.

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Published at Fri, 30 Jul 2021 03:35:15 +0000

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