Police find missing snowmobiler's Ski-Doo under water near Lamèque

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Police are asking for the public's help finding Justin Savoie, from a village on Lamèque Island, who was reported missing on Thursday. (New Brunswick RCMP - image credit)
Police are asking for the public's help finding Justin Savoie, from a village on Lamèque Island, who was reported missing on Thursday. (New Brunswick RCMP - image credit)

The snowmobile belonging to a missing 29-year-old man was found underwater on Lamèque Island on Friday.

Police have been searching for Justin Savoie of Sainte-Marie-Saint-Raphaël, who was driving the snowmobile and hasn't been seen since Monday morning.

A 2013 black Skidoo Renegade 800 with yellow stripes was found near the bridge on Route 113 between Haut-Lamèque and Lamèque, RCMP said.

The RCMP underwater recovery team is conducting a search at the scene.

Savoie was last was last seen Monday at a business on Rue de L'Église in the village where he lives on Lamèque Island. Police believe he was heading toward Lamèque or Tracadie.

Police believe Savoie was driving his snowmobile to Tracadie or Lamèque.
Police believe Savoie was driving his snowmobile to Tracadie or Lamèque.(RCMP New Brunswick)

He was reported missing on Thursday, police said.

Savoie is five feet nine inches tall and 180 pounds. He has brown eyes and a beard and is bald. He also has a question mark tattooed on the left side of his face and other tattoos on his neck.