RCMP release name of teenager who died at Lumsden Dam

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WOLFVILLE - Police have released the name of the young man who died at Lumsden Dam Friday evening. 

Alex Kennedy Jones, 19, died July 4 after jumping into the water of the bridge on Black River Road just before 5 p.m. 

Witnesses told police Jones, a Centreville resident, went into the water, came to the surface, but then went under again and didn't resurface. 

His body was located in the water by divers at 9:15 p.m that night. 

Local fire rescue teams and the RCMP were called to the Lumsden Dam area to search for the teen. A Ground Search and Rescue team also did a shoreline search.

It was the RCMP's Underwater Recovery Team that located the body.

The matter remains under investigation.

Organizations: RCMP

Geographic location: Black River Road, Centreville

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