RCMP has confirmed the body of a man found Tuesday morning in the Spring Hill Canal west of Brooks is 25-year-old Joseph Given of Calgary.
On July 5, 2019 at approximately 6:00 p.m., Brooks RCMP responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 1 approximately 20 km west of Brooks, Alta.
The vehicle involved in the collision travelled several kilometers on open field before hitting a ravine and becoming submerged in water. The driver of the vehicle was believed to be Joseph Given (25) of Calgary, Alta. Brooks RCMP, Bassano RCMP, RCMP Police Dog Services, HALO (Medevac Rescue Helicopter), Search and Rescue, Medicine Hat Fire Department and Brooks Fire Department have conducted an extensive search of area and ravine and have not been able to locate the driver.
Joseph Given is described as: 6’2, 221 lbs., brown hair, hazel eyes.
Anyone with information that could assist police in locating Joseph Given are asked to contact Brooks RCMP or your local law enforcement agency.