Young woman presumed drowned at Moyie Falls

Young woman presumed drowned at Moyie Falls

Cranbrook RCMP dispatched to popular cliff-jumping site; young woman presumed drowned.

Cranbrook RCMP were dispatched to a scene where a 22 year old female is presumed drowned after cliff jumping into Moyie Falls Friday evening.

Bystanders and friends of the female attempted a rescue but were unable to pull her out.

Cranbrook and Kimberly Search and Rescue were on scene trying to locate the female without success. The RCMP E Division Underwater Recovery Team has been called in to assist in locating and recovering the female drowning victim, who is a Jamaican student living in Cranbrook.

The victim’s name is not being released pending notification of family members.