On August 2, 2022, at approximately 1:00 pm, Berens River RCMP responded to a drowning on Lake Winnipeg, near a residence in the community.
It was reported that a one-year-old child went missing from his home and family members began searching the home and surrounding area for him. He was located outside the residence, in the water, along the shoreline of Lake Winnipeg. Family at the scene performed first aid and transported the child to the nursing station, where he was pronounced deceased.
Berens River RCMP continue to investigate.