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Banff RCMP investigating after body found in Bow River

"The RCMP do not suspect that this incident involved foul play."
Banff RCMP
Banff RCMP

BANFF – The Banff RCMP is investigating the death of a man whose body was recovered from the Bow River on Saturday (April 3).

Staff Sgt. Michael Buxton-Carr confirmed that RCMP responded with other emergency services to a report of a human body in the river near Glen Avenue in Banff at approximately 8 a.m.

In an email, Buxton-Carr said the deceased was identified as a 35-year-old man from Banff and the incident remains under investigation, with RCMP assisting the Office of the Medical Examiner.

"The RCMP do not suspect that this incident involved foul play," Buxton-Carr wrote. 

CORRECTION: A previous version of this article incorrectly reported the date the body was found as Sunday (April 4). 


Tanya Foubert

About the Author: Tanya Foubert

Tanya Foubert started as a news reporter at the Rocky Mountain Outlook in 2006. She won the Canadian Community Newspaper Award for best news story for her coverage of the 2013 flood. In December 2018, she became editor of the Outlook.
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