Manitoba

RCMP pull body from water south of Leaf Rapids, Man.

Manitoba RCMP found a body in the water at Turnbull Lake Beach on Friday.

Name of man, 21, not yet released; autopsy results not yet known, RCMP say

RCMP recovered the body of a 21-year-old man Friday, south of Leaf Rapids. (CBC)

An autopsy has been done on a man found dead in a northern Manitoba lake but final results aren't known yet.

Manitoba RCMP responded to reports of a body in the water at Turnbull Lake Beach, just south of Leaf Rapids, shortly after 4 p.m. Friday.

Investigators haven't released the identity of the man but have said he was 21.

Cpl. Julie Courchaine said they are working to determine the cause of death, whether it was suspicious and how long the man was in the water.

"We're still waiting on final results from the autopsy, so right now it's still unknown," Courchaine said.

"The RCMP are up there talking to people, doing interviews, trying to build up a timeline, that sort of thing."

Leaf Rapids is about 760 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg.

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