RCMP confirm 22-year-old man dead after being pulled from water at Birds Hill park
Published Saturday, August 20, 2016 3:05PM CST
Last Updated Sunday, August 21, 2016 11:41AM CST
At 8 p.m. Saturday, RCMP confirmed the death of a 22-year-old man who was pulled from the water at Birds Hill Provincial Park.
At 4:45 p.m., Saturday, a young man was located in the water, according to RCMP.
They said the man was unresponsive and emergency personnel were working on him on route to hospital.
Emergency crews were called to the park around 3 p.m. RCMP said beach safety officers were searching the water for a missing man.
Three boats were sweeping the water, and volunteers were working with beach patrol to walk shallow areas of the water, RCMP said.
The province also confirmed a person was reported missing.
Beach-goers watched from the shoreline as emergency personnel waded into the water.
Police tape could be seen around a section of the beach.
STAR-7 (Winnipeg) has been dispatched for a scene call emergency in the Birds Hill, MB area.— STARS Ambulance (@STARSambulance) August 20, 2016
RCMP said 22-year-old man who died after search the at Birds Hill Provincial Park Saturday had nothing to do with a false alarm and search Wednesday.