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14-year-old boy Drowns in Boating Mishap


The RCMP are continuing to investigate a drowning of a 14-year-old boy on Vardy’s Pond in central Newfoundland yesterday.

The boy was in a boat with other friends when the boat over-turned. He was not wearing a life jacket. Two other boys ages 14 and 16 made it back to shore unharmed.

His body was discovered in about two hours.

RCMP along with Bonavista Bay Search and Rescue and paramedics responded to the scene, the pond is located between Gander and Glenwood.