La Ronge RCMP investigate drowning of 42-year-old male

On Saturday, Aug. 1, just before 6 p.m., La Ronge RCMP received a report from La Ronge EMS advising of a drowning at the Bell’s Point Beach located on the Lac La Ronge Indian Band.

Upon arrival, officers located a 42-year-old male on the beach. A member of the public was providing CPR and officers assisted until EMS arrived and took over. The male was transported to hospital by ground ambulance where he was pronounced deceased.

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At this time, police do not believe the cause of death to be suspicious.

A forensic autopsy was ordered by the Saskatchewan Coroner’s Service and is scheduled to take place sometime this week.

The investigation is ongoing.

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