FORT CHIPEWYAN, Alta. â€” The body of one of four men who went missing in northeastern Alberta a week ago has been found.
The RCMP say the body of 42-year-old Walter Ladouceur of Fort Chipewyan was recovered Sunday from the Rocher River.
An RCMP release issued Sunday night by the Fort Chipewyan detachment says a search and recovery effort is continuing for the three other men, who along with Ladouceur were reported missing on April 24.
The four had left on a hunting trip the previous night to an area known as Devilâ€™s Gate which is near Fort Chipewyan.
The local Mounties are being aided in the air and ground search by an underwater recovery team from British Columbia, a police dog team and Parks Canada personnel.
Police say the Edmonton Medical Examinersâ€™ Office will be conducting an autopsy, however, the date has yet to be determined.
The Canadian Press