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Man missing after boat overturns on Stellako River

Jason Bouchard

Fraser Lake RCMP and emergency services are searching for a man whose boat overturned in the Stellako River on the weekend.

On Saturday between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. Jason Bouchard, 35, went boating with a friend on the Stellako River and had not returned by the next morning. It is believed that the boat the two were in, overturned and both occupants ended up in the river. One person made it safely to shore.

Search and Rescue from Vanderhoof, RCMP Air Services and Police Dog Services from Prince George RCMP attended and conducted a search of the area. The 12-foot aluminum boat was located on the river however there was no sign of Bouchard.

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