Bonavista man dies in fishing vessel incident

Pleman Strickland, 42, got caught in a fishing net on Friday, and was pulled overboard.

RCMP said a man has died at sea, off the Bonavista peninsula.

Police said the incident happened on a fishing vessel on Friday, about 280 kilometres off the shores of Bonavista.

Pleman Strickland, 42, from the Bonavista area, got caught in a fishing net, and was pulled overboard.

The boat arrived back in the Bonavista harbour on Saturday afternoon.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday morning.

Police said there's no foul play suspected in the case.

The investigation is ongoing.