RCMP has reported that around 6:30 a.m. June 21, 2022, the missing teen at Barney’s Beach near Buffalo Pound Provincial Park was located deceased by a member of the public in the water near the shoreline in the area where he was last seen.

His family has been notified and thoughts are with them during this difficult time.

RCMP wishes to thank members of the public who respected the directions and instruction of first responders over the last few days during the ongoing search.


The Moose Jaw RCMP is continuing their search for a missing teen, after an incident took place at Buffalo Pound Lake on Friday night. 

Police, as well as search and dive teams, are located on site. 

Police first received the call at approximately 5:30 p.m. on June 17, 2022, reporting an unaccounted-for swimmer at Barney’s Beach, near Buffalo Pound Provincial Park, SK. 

The initial report indicates five teenagers were walking and swimming in the water when the wind and waves swept one of them out into the water.  

The teen was not immediately located. 

The public is asked to avoid Barney’s Beach and to respect all direction given by first responders in the area.