It is around 5:30 AM that searches were resumed to find Nitesh Mungur, a resident of Post-La-Fayette. He fell into the water after the boat which he was in the company of a dozen people, capsized in Grand River South East on Wednesday. The body of the constable was seen and recovered at the place where the tragedy occurred.
The elements of the National Coast Guard (NCG), which were joined by the police helicopter, made several trips before finding the body of the policeman, aged 29. Relatives of the latter were also present during searches this morning.
Navish Mungur, baby of Nitesh Mungur, aged seven months perished in this tragedy. As for the officer’s wife and his eldest son, who were also in the boat, they survived and were transported to the hospital.
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The accident occurred around 5 PM on Wednesday. The canoe was returning from Ile Aux Cerfs and headed towards Deux Freres when it capsized. It was carrying a dozen of police officers from the Eastern Division.
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