Regina police investigating to identify a man found dead in Wascana Lake

The Regina Police Service (RPS), along with the Saskatchewan Coroners Service, began an investigation after the discovery of a deceased person Thursday afternoon in the waters of Wascana Lake near Willow Island.

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Police were dispatched around 3:20 p.m. on Oct. 20, stated RPS in a release.

“Regina Fire and Protective Services assisted in recovering the deceased individual. Both police and coroner attended the scene and are working to determine the nature of this death.”

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Police said the identity of the deceased, an adult male, remains unknown at this time.

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Authorities are asking if anyone has any information that could assist police in this investigation, please contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Regina Crimes Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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