Woman found dead in Coulonge River (Plage du Pont Blanc)
Article published on 9 August 2020
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The body of a woman in her sixties was discovered today (Saturday) in the Coulonge River (Plage du Pont Blanc).

According to the Sûreté du Québec (SQ), the woman was found around noon near Mansfield-et-Pontefract, just north of Fort Coulonge.

The SQ added that her death appears to be a drowning but that they are still investigating. The death is unrelated to a search of the same river by Québec police for a man in his 30s who went missing earlier this week near Lac Galarneau, about 30 km north of Mansfield-et-Pontefract. Police divers continue in that search.

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