RCMP said the provincial dive team recovered the body of a male believed to have drowned in the Kootenay River near Shoreacres Sunday afternoon.
Cpl. Derek Pitt told The Nelson Daily that RCMP divers made the recovery of a 51-year-old Slocan Valley man at approximately 3 p.m. Monday.
"It didn't take long for RCMP divers to locate the body of the male thanks to some assistance from witnesses," Cpl. PItt said.