Man found dead following Kisseynew Lake mishap

A 42-year-old man from Sherridon has been found dead after going missing while swimming at Kisseynew Lake.

On July 26, the man was at Kisseynew with a family member about 30 kilometres away from Sherridon when he jumped off a bridge over the lake. The man, who has not been identified by RCMP, did not resurface. The family member searched the area, but was not able to find the man.

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Cranberry Portage RCMP were called to Kisseynew Lake later that day around 6:45 p.m., once the family member was able to call police - the incident took place in a remote area with no cell coverage. RCMP searched the scene but could not find the man.

The search continued July 27. Around 2:30 p.m., the man's body was found in the water near the bridge.

RCMP are investigating the death.

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