Update (August 6, 2012). . . The body of a missing Scottish national who went missing on the Kettle River July 28 was recovered Monday.
The man, along with Ronald and Jean Legare of Christina Lake, drowned while tubing on the river. All three were swept over Cascade Falls, near Grand Forks. The bodies of the Legares were found and recovered quickly.
Grand Forks Search and Rescue and the Christina Lake Fire Department were able to recover the body of the man from Scotland Monday afternoon near the Cascade Cove area of the Kettle River, according to RCMP Cpl. Dan Moskaluk.
by Dave Preston
The BC Coroners Service has released the names of a husband and wife that drowned while tubing on the Kettle River Saturday.
A group of 13 people were tubing on the River when the current swept three of them over Cascade Falls. One man’s body was recovered Saturday. The body of his wife was recovered on Sunday. A third victim, who is presumed drowned and is a visitor from Scotland, has not been located.
Ronald Legare, aged 74, and his spouse, Jacqueline Jean Legare, aged 71, drowned. The pair were floating on the river in a dinghy near Grand Forks.
The Legares were from Christina Lake.