17 year old drowns in Shawnigan Lake
RCMP say there was a tragic end to a call Sunday about a teen missing at Shawnigan Lake.
Police say the call came in just before 5pm, and they were joined by ambulance crews and fire/rescue units at the lake.
About 5 minutes after they got there, the first responders were able to find the boy in about 4 metres of water, and get him to a nearby dock. The efforts to revive him failed.
The BC Coroners Service has identified the teen as 17-year-old Abdu-Jamal Ottun from London, England.
The investigation is continuing.