1 dead, 1 still missing after boat capsizes in Pitt River near Coquitlam

A person was found dead and another is still missing after a boat capsized in the Pitt River, south of Munro Creek in the Coquitlam area, RCMP said on Saturday.

RCMP divisional duty officer Insp. Vishal Mathura said officers were called to the area just after 11 a.m.

Three people were rescued out of the water by passing boaters, he said. Those people are being treated for shock and hypothermia.

BC Emergency Health Services said they transported the trio to hospital in unknown condition.

A male and female were still missing as of Saturday afternoon. One of those people was found later in the day, but Mathura wouldn’t give further details.

Mathura said Coquitlam Search and Rescue and a RCMP dive team are continuing to search for the final missing boater.

Global News has reached out to Coquitlam SAR for more information.

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