Update - Gypsumville RCMP respond to possible drowning

November 3, 2020
Pinaymootang First Nation, Manitoba

News release

The body of 32-year-old Dana Letandre was located and recovered yesterday afternoon from the Fairford River by community members.

The RCMP would like to thank the family, friends, numerous volunteers and band members from the Pinaymootang First Nation for their tireless efforts during this difficult search.

On October 25, 2020, at 9:50 pm, Gypsumville RCMP received a report of a 32-year-old male having fallen off the train bridge and into the river as he and his younger sister were walking across it.

Officers, along with the local fire department and volunteers from the community, attended to the area and conducted a search of the river and the shore line but have yet to locate the male.

The 32-year-old male is presumed deceased with the search continuing today.

Gypsumville RCMP continue to investigate.


Contact information

Sgt. Paul Manaigre, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations

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File number: 2020-1578194

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