Northumberland Strait canoeist identified
The body of Adrian Scott Van Bommel, 33, was found Tuesday morning
Antigonish RCMP have released the name of the Northumberland Strait canoeist whose body was found Tuesday morning.
Adrian Scott Van Bommel, 33, was reported missing Sunday evening in the Northumberland Strait, near Bayfield in Antigonish County.
The search and rescue centre in Halifax reported an overturned canoe. Only one of the two people in the canoe made it to shore.
Neither was wearing a lifejacket and there were no lifejackets on board the canoe, said police.
Local fishermen assisting the RCMP underwater recovery unit found his body at about 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
An autopsy is scheduled to take place on Wednesday.
With files from The Canadian Press