Tragedy Strikes Recreational Fishery
The recreational fishery has been marred by tragedy.
A 51-year-old man drowned after falling from a boat while cod fishing in the area of Bonavista. The RCMP say that extensive CPR efforts by medical personnel were unsuccessful in reviving the man. Police also say he was not wearing a life jacket.
An autopsy will be performed. The man’s identity is not being released at this time.