The body of a missing Thompson Rivers University student from India has been recovered from the North Thompson River, Kamloops RCMP said Saturday.
At the time, police said the student was swept away and his friends were unable to reach him and bring him back to shore.
Kamloops RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a 23-year-old male.
This morning at 6:30 am three friends went swimming in the North Thompson River near Chestnut Avenue. One of the men was swept away, his friends attempted to reach him and pull him back to shore but were unsuccessful.
Kamloops Fire Rescue deployed their boat on the river immediately after notification but have not located the missing man. Kamloops Search and Rescue has been deployed and Kamloops RCMP is using a drone to search river banks downstream from where he went missing.
The missing male is South Asian, and is wearing a red sweater and pants.
Please contact Kamloops RCMP if you see this male.