09/26/2012 11:54 EDT | Updated 11/26/2012 05:12 EST

Dead Fort McMurray Worker: Body Found In Alberta Water Treatment Plant


FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Occupational Health and Safety is investigating after a worker was found dead at Athabasca Water Treatment Plant No. 1 in Fort McMurray, Alta.

OHS officials say the worker was by himself, drilling panels over a water holding tank, when at some point he fell in.

His shift would have ended at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday but his body was not found by a co-worker until 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday.