Boy, 3, Drowns in Poplar River

Boy, 3, Drowns in Poplar River

RCMP Logo VehicleA three-year-old boy drowned Friday evening after wandering off in Poplar River First Nation.

The boy had been with family at a waterfront residence in Poplar River at around 5 p.m. when he went missing.

RCMP and local community members began a search along the shoreline for the child. Volunteers later found the body of the boy in the river just before 9 p.m.

RCMP say foul play is not suspected.

— Staff

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