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08/05/2015 05:42 EDT | Updated 08/05/2016 05:59 EDT

Sask. man, 24, dies after jumping off houseboat in B.C.

An investigation is underway into the death of 24-year-old Saskatchewan man who jumped from a houseboat on Mara Lake, in B.C., and did not resurface.

RCMP said the incident happened on Tuesday. An RCMP dive team, as well as the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue, were called to find the man.

RCMP said his body was recovered a short distance from the boat.

The case is being investigated by RCMP and the B.C. coroner's office.

According to RCMP, alcohol was likely a factor in the incident. No name was released.

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