RCMP searching for missing man

Rocky Mountain House RCMP continue to search for a missing man who was last seen jumping into the Brazeau Dam Canal on Canada Day.

Rocky Mountain House RCMP continue to search for a missing man who was last seen jumping into the Brazeau Dam Canal on Canada Day.

According to RCMP, Trent Beaverbones, 25, of the O’Chiese First Nation was swimming with friends at the dam 95 km northwest of Rocky Mountain House before becoming separated from the group. He was seen by friends jumping into the water, but did not resurface.

RCMP were notified around 8:30 p.m. on July 1, and deployed boats and sonar to locate Beaverbones. An exhaustive search by land, air and water followed over the next 40 hours.

An RCMP release says the force is continuing its efforts to find Beaverbones.

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