31 year old man dies after going underwater at a swimming hole in Dildo on Saturday

    Tuesday, 25 June 2024 14:50

    By Tonya Organ

    Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene. Witnesses reported that the deceased man went under the water after helping a young child get to shore safely.

    A thirty-year-old man is dead after going under water at a swimming hole on Ballfield Road in Dildo on Saturday. Whitbourne RCMP responded to the report just after 3:30 p.m. that a man had not resurfaced after going under the water. The local fire department and Emergency Medical Services also responded. A RCMP constable and firefighters entered the water and located the man shortly after. Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene. Witnesses reported that the deceased man went under the water after helping a young child get to shore safely.

     

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