Missing Burns Lake boater recovered

Sadly, Bryce Reilly Gray, 17, was located by Terrace Search and Rescue and recovered by RCMP this weekend.

  • Aug. 4, 2015 6:00 p.m.

The body of missing boater Bryce Reilly Gray, 17, was located by Terrace Search and Rescue using sonar and an underwater camera on Saturday, Aug. 1 at 3:19 p.m., and recovered the following day Sunday Aug. 2 by the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team.

On Tuesday, July 28 at approximately 8:55 p.m., Burns Lake RCMP received a report of an overdue boater on Tchesinkut Lake. Bryce Gray was last seen at approximately 1 p.m. on July 28. In the early morning hours of July 29 the boat was located on the shore of Tchesinkut Lake empty and the boat motor missing.

The Burns Lake RCMP partnered with the Burns Lake Search and Rescue, The B.C. Conservation Services, Ministry of Forests, RCMP Air Services, Victim Services, Police Dog Services and several community volunteers in the extensive search of Tchesinkut Lake and the surrounding area.