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Two teens dead in drowning incident, RCMP looking for a third

June 11, 2020

Two youths are dead and RCMP are searching for a third following a drowning incident last night in the area of Spring Coulee on the St. Mary River. According to RCMP, Last night approximately 10 people had gone swimming and canoeing earlier in the evening. At around 7:30 p.m., three young girls in the group encountered difficulty while attempting to leave the water. One of the girls was located and pronounced dead at the scene. The two other girls were swept away and not immediately located.

Lethbridge Search and Rescue attended to assist throughout the evening. This morning at approximately 6:30 a.m., a second girl was located and pronounced dead.
RCMP Air Services are now assisting with search efforts for the third missing youth.