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The physique of a person has been present in Lac St-Louis, the place searchers spent Saturday evening and Sunday morning looking for a person who fell out of a private watercraft close to Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue on Saturday round eight p.m.
The sufferer’s identification shall be identified solely after an post-mortem is carried out within the subsequent few days, mentioned police spokesperson Jean-Pierre Brabant on Sunday night.
Police, firefighters, the Coast Guard and army personnel searched the water and shore by boat, helicopter and on foot after the person was heard calling for assist as he clung to a pillar earlier than disappearing into the water.
The person was between 50 and 55, mentioned Sylvain Jalbert, a piece head with the Montreal hearth division.
Searchers used infrared know-how in hopes of discovering the lacking man, he mentioned.
Social media reported the red-haired man was identified to be very energetic on the water.
Police requested waterfront residents to be vigilant.