Nfld. & Labrador

Police identify man who died in Bonavista Bay

The body of 23-year-old Jordan Wells, of Jamestown, Newfoundland, was recovered by police divers in the waters of Bonavista Bay Friday, according to the RCMP.

Wells had planned to drive his ATV on the bay ice from Lethbridge to Bloomfield

The body of 23-year-old Jordan Wells, of Jamestown, Newfoundland, was recovered by police divers in the waters of Bonavista Bay Friday, according to the RCMP.

Wells was reported missing on March 1 and  later that afternoon, searchers recovered a helmet, boots and gloves from open water.

Those items were spotted from a helicopter and recovered with the aid of a small boat at about 3 p.m.

Wells was last seen Wednesday night saying he planned to ride his ATV on the bay ice from Lethbridge to Bloomfield.

RCMP said there were areas of open water on the bay.