Spruce Grove-Stony Plain RCMP are investigating a drowning that occurred over the weekend on Lac Ste. Anne.
Around 1 pm on Sunday, May 5th, RCMP responded to reports of a potential drowning. Witnesses had reported seeing a canoe traveling east down Lac Ste. Anne around 9 that morning. The canoe was later seen overturned floating west down the lake.
RCMP and Lac Ste. Anne County Fire and Rescue conducted a search, eventually locating a male floating face down in the water.
The 21-year-old male was transported to hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. He had been wearing a floatation device.
The family of the deceased has been notified and the investigation continues.