Monday, July 15, 2013

Halifax Woman Drowns In LaHave River

Lunenburg County RCMP say a 71-year-old woman is dead after she drowned in the LaHave River Sunday night. Sgt. Derek Smith says the woman witnessed by neighbours entering the water and not coming back up. They attempted to rescue her with a sea-doo and brought her to shore. EHS was called but she could not be resuscitated. The incident happened around 9pm in the Dayspring area. He confirms the woman was from Halifax and an autopsy will be performed. Fire officials also responded to the call. Smith adds there's no indication of any suspicious activity.