Solo woman kayaker found dead near Lake Louise

Cape Breton Post - - News -

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — A 25-year-old On­tario woman has died while kayak­ing alone in Al­berta’s Rocky Moun­tains.

Lake Louise RCMP and Parks Canada say they got a re­port Mon­day night about an over­due kayaker on the Bow River. Of­fi­cials say they also got re­ports of an aban­doned kayak on the river near the Tay­lor Lake area, south of Lake Louise, around 7 p.m. on Mon­day.

Parks Canada searched the river by heli­copter and saw what they be­lieved to be a per­son un­der­wa­ter. They did a ground search and re­cov­ered a woman’s body around mid­night. Po­lice say the woman is from Clar­ing­ton, Ont. and that her fam­ily has been no­ti­fied.

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