Six-year-old drowns in Tobin Lake

TOBIN LAKE — A six-year-old boy has drowned in Tobin Lake after swimming with family members.

The incident occurred in the late afternoon of July 25.

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“The weather conditions at the time were very windy, and the lake was very rough,” said Rob King, media relations with the Saskatchewan RCMP.

“Just an all-around tragedy.”

After the family realized he wasn’t with them, they contacted emergency services and began a search.

While emergency services were on their way the family found him unconscious in the water.

Resuscitation efforts were performed but unsuccessful.

The incident has been deemed an accident.

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