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Jasper RCMP recover body of young man from river

JASPER – RCMP recovered the body of a young man believed to be a missing person.

Police say emergency responders found the man submerged in the river. The unidentified man was pronounced deceased at the scene. RCMP, EMS and Parks Canada Officers were searching for a missing person at the time after personal belongings were found along the river.

There’s nothing to indicate the death was suspicious or a result of foul play, According to Jasper RCMP. Investigators are working at confirming the identity of the young man and notify the next of kin.