West Vancouver – A swimmer has gone missing and is presumed drowned off Dundarave Beach. On July 24th, 2023, at 4:50 p.m., West Vancouver Police were advised of a missing swimmer at Dundarave Beach. The swimmer, an 85-year-old male visiting from Ontario, was seen offshore calling for help before disappearing from sight. Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue and the Canadian Coast Guard searched the area on watercraft with a dive team; however, the male was not located.
“We all hoped for a better outcome and share in the grief the affected family is going through,” said Sgt Mark McLean. “The victim is presumed to have drowned and the WVPD are providing support to his family and friends”.