Body of missing Fort Liard boater found

The body of a person who fell into the Liard River has been found near Fort Liard.

The Fort Liard RCMP received a call about a body in the river 9 miles south of the community on Saturday.  The body was found by a local boater and has been identified as 66 year-old Isadore Lomen.  

Lomen went missing on Sunday May 30th after falling into the Liard River about 36km south of the NWT/BC Border.  The RCMP in Fort Liard continue to help the Fort Nelson RCMP investigate this incident.

The RCMP are reminding the public that the proper use of a life jacket can help to prevent incidents like this.

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