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Photograph: Constable Michael Potvin

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Constable Michael Potvin
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

End of Watch: Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Biographical Info
Age: 26
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Drowned
Date of Incident: Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Incident Location: Yukon Territories
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Constable Michael Potvin drowned after his boat capsized on the Stewart River in Yukon Territories. He and another constable were taking the boat out near the community of Mayo when it capsized.

Constable Potvin, who wasn't wearing a life jacket, attempted to swim to shore but was unable to make it. His body was recovered on July 30th.

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