CHILLIWACK (NEWS1130) – A man has drowned in Cultus Lake.
It happened Monday evening; Chilliwack RCMP say alcohol appears to be a factor in the death.
Police say friends last reported seeing the man close to the water line at Entrance Bay at around 6:30 p.m. but couldn’t find him. His body was discovered a short time later.
Other details, such as name and age, have not been released. The case has been handed over to the BC Coroner’s office.
Police warn this is another reminder of the dangers of mixing alcohol with swimming.