RCMP have released the following information regarding what appears to be the discovery of the three young men who drowned in Slocan Lake earlier this month.
On Monday May 26th the RCMP were contacted by the owner of Ralston & Associates, underwater recovery specialists, who believe they have located the 3 missing youths who drowned in the canoeing accident on May 10th.
The Ralston’s were hired by some of the families to continue searching for the 3, after the 10 day search had been suspended.
The youths were found in approximately 500 ft of water, further from shore than originally reported.
Additional recovery equipment is being brought in from the Lower Mainland to assist in their recovery.
The RCMP dive team will be providing support in the recovery efforts, which are expected to take place on Wednesday.
The families of the youths have been made of aware of the information and will be supported by Victim Services and the B.C. Coroners Service.
Additional information will be made available later in the week.