Okotoks, Alta. (April 25, 2020) – This morning at approximately 9am an elderly Okotoks man was reported missing to police by family, after wandering away from his home. Shortly after 10am police received a report of someone motionless in the Sheep River, a short distance from the elderly man’s residence. Police and the Okotoks Fire Department attended the area immediately. They were able to confirm the body was that of the person reported missing. Sadly the man was deceased.
No foul play is suspected. The elderly man had been suffering from dementia.
The identity of the deceased will not be released.