The swimmer has been located. The 71-year-old male from Regina was located deceased in the water near where he was last seen. His family has been notified.
Southey RCMP is participating in an ongoing search for a missing swimmer seen in distress in the water at Pelican Pointe on Last Mountain Lake. The report was received on August 8 at approximately 4:45 pm.
Lumsden RCMP, Southey RCMP, STARS, local fire and rescue personnel, and civilian boaters attended the scene. The adult male swimmer was not immediately located. Search efforts will continue today, with the additional assistance of Saskatchewan RCMP’s Underwater Recovery Team.
If you are in the area, please be mindful of these ongoing search efforts and respect all directions given by first responders.