Search for missing man in Inuvik, N.W.T., takes over water, land, air

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A search for a 29-year-old man, last seen in the water by the boat launch in Invuik, N.W.T., is being carried out by police, partner agencies and volunteers.   (Mackenzie Scott/CBC - image credit)
A search for a 29-year-old man, last seen in the water by the boat launch in Invuik, N.W.T., is being carried out by police, partner agencies and volunteers. (Mackenzie Scott/CBC - image credit)

Police and various partner agencies are scouring the land and water near the boat launch in Inuvik, N.W.T., for a 29-year-old man who went into the water early Friday morning and disappeared.

RCMP said they received a call about a missing person around 4:20 a.m., and they responded to the scene along with fire officials and paramedics.

"A second victim was located, a woman, and has been attended [to] by fire and EMS," said RCMP, who began an "immediate search" for the missing man.

He was last seen in the water near the boat launch, they said.

Mackenzie Scott/CBC
Mackenzie Scott/CBC

RCMP said the search is being carried out both on land and water, and a helicopter has been deployed as well. They said they're getting help from several partner agencies and volunteers.

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