The Saskatoon detachment of the RCMP is investigating after the body of a man in his 30s was pulled from the South Saskatchewan River on Tuesday.
In a news release, police said they received a call around 4:00 p.m. CST that the body of an adult male was located floating in the river near Aberdeen, not far from Saskatoon. Police were unable to remove the body from the water and called the Saskatoon fire department’s water rescue team for help.
Emergency crews recovered the body of the adult male around 6:30 p.m. CST.
RCMP said that the circumstances that lead to the male into the river are still under investigation. The man has been identified and police have spoken to the family, but at this point no name is being released at their request.