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The Cape Dorset RCMP say Trevor Gilmore Nakoolak drowned in a small lake near the community.

The RCMP in Cape Dorset, Nunavut, say a young man has drowned while swimming.

The police say 20-year-old Trevor Gilmore Nakoolak of Coral Harbour, Nunavut, was pronounced dead at the scene.

They say witnesses report Nakoolak was swimming in a small lake just outside of Cape Dorset during the evening of Aug. 4 when he went under.

RCMP were called to the scene and used a kayak to recover the young man's body about 16 metres from shore.

The say the death is ruled not suspicious.