Search called off for missing snowmobiler in Whiteshell Provincial Park
Manitoba RCMP has called off the search for a snowmobiler missing in Whiteshell Provincial Park since Sunday.
RCMP made the call Tuesday evening, saying Danny LeMay, 50, is presumed dead.
RCMP said track marks led to Eleanor Lake.
“Based on the factors we’re seeing now, we strongly believe the snow machine fell in the open water and didn’t resurface,” said Sgt. Paul Manaigre with Manitoba RCMP.
RCMP, along with more than 40 experienced snowmobile riders, combed the backcountry for more than two days in an effort to find LeMay.
LeMay, a father of three from Grunthal, went out alone on his snowmobile. He was staying at Pinewood Lodge on Dorothy Lake.
RCMP said he headed out to Rennie, approximately one hour south, at 4 p.m. to tow back a…