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Body recovered from lake

UPDATE MAY 5:

The RCMP dive team were able to recover the body of man who drowned following a boating incident this past weekend.

Michael David Treseng, 56, of Clearwater died on Adams Lake near Chase on May 2.

Treseng was camping with his family at Adams Lake, about 30 kilometres north of Chase, when the incident occurred.

According to the B.C. Coroners Service, in the early morning hours of May 2, he and his grandson decided to go night fishing and set out in a 3.5-metre aluminium boat.

The boat overturned about 90 metres from shore.

His grandson was able to swim to shore, but Treseng did not complete the swim.

The RCMP dive team was called in and was able to make the recovery on the morning of May 3.

The coroners service and RCMP continue to investigate the death.


ORIGINAL MAY 2:

Chase RCMP are searching Adams Lake for a man who fell in while boating with his grandson.

The 57-year-old was in a small aluminum boat with his 22-year-old grandson, when the wind picked up and waves capsized the boat.

"The grandson swam about 100 metres to shore, but the older man did not make it," said Cst. Jonathan Spooner with Chase RCMP.

Salmon Arm Search and Rescue and the RCMP underwater recovery team are also aiding the search. 

It is believed that neither of them were wearing personal flotation devices. 

Divers will work until nightfall, then resume the search in the morning.

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