Winnipeg man drowns in northern Manitoba, RCMP say

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On Saturday morning, RCMP responded to a report of a drowning near a remote cabin along Provincial Road 493 in O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation, also known as South Indian Lake, about 130 kilometres northwest of Thompson. A man was found dead in a nearby pond.

Man slipped on banks and fell into pond in O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation

A 46-year-old man drowned after slipping into a pond at a remote northern cabin, RCMP say. (CBC)

A man is dead after drowning in a northern Manitoba pond over the weekend.

On Saturday morning, RCMP responded to a report of a drowning near a remote cabin along Provincial Road 493 in O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation, also known as South Indian Lake, about 130 kilometres northwest of Thompson.

Officers found a 46-year-old Winnipeg man in a small pond near the cabin who was pronounced dead.

RCMP believe the man slipped on the banks of the pond and fell in.

The investigation continues.

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