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40-year-old man dies swimming near The Pas, Manitoba RCMP say

A 40-year-old man died Saturday after diving into Clearwater Lake northeast of The Pas, Manitoba RCMP said.

Man dove into water when fishing on boat with family in Clearwater Lake Saturday, never surfaced

RCMP said the man dove off a boat he was fishing in with family and never resurfaced. (CBC)

A 40-year-old man died Saturday after diving into Clearwater Lake northeast of The Pas, Manitoba RCMP said.

Police said the man was fishing with family in a boat on the lake almost a kilometre from shore when he dove into the water to go swimming and never surfaced.

His body was recovered around 7 p.m. and taken to The Pas Health Complex.

Police said alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the incident.