Fisherman drowns after falling from boat in Rouyn-Noranda

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A person in his 70s drowned Sunday in Lake D’Alembert at Rouyn-Noranda.

The sufferer had gone on a fishing journey on his personal, police stated. When members of the family anxious by his extended absence went to seek for him, they finally discovered his physique floating close to his boat.

He was later declared useless in hospital. Whereas their investigation is ongoing, police suspect the person, who was not sporting a life jacket, fell from his boat and was unable to climb again aboard.