The body of a missing canoer has been located in northeast Alberta.
According to police, a group of canoers and a kayaker were on the Ells River north of Fort MacKay, Alta., and near Daphne Island when they lost sight of a pair of canoers in a 16-foot canoe.
Emergency crews launched a boat and aerial search along with local search and rescue groups.
They located the canoe, along with the body of one of the missing boaters, around 4:15 p.m.
Police have not released the identity of either of the boaters.
Fort MacKay is about 54 kilometres north of Fort McMurray.
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