On Saturday afternoon (July 23), the RCMP received a call to Elk Island National Park with a report of a missing paddleboarder on Astotin Lake.

Two boarders were on the water together when one lost sight of the other. 

Police have confirmed a man has died

Fort Saskatchewan RCMP along with Parks Canada, Strathcona County Emergency Services, Lamont Fire Services were all a part of the search for the missing man. 

Parks Canada has closed down the Astotin Lake until further notice.