Two our bodies had been discovered by Sûreté du Québec (SQ) divers at round 6 p.m. on Tuesday in Rivière-Éternité, Que., close to the landslide that hit Saturday.
“All the things leads us to imagine that they’re the person and lady who had been nonetheless lacking,” stated SQ spokesman Hugues Beaulieu.
The coroner will establish the our bodies, which had been discovered on the banks of Rivière-Éternité. The river swelled to 4 instances its dimension because of torrential rains final weekend.
A search had been underway for a number of days for 2 individuals who had been swept away in a landslide on Notre-Dame Road, which results in the Fjord-Saguenay Nationwide Park. They had been clearing the highway, which was immediately broken by the storm.
Main search efforts
Helicopters, a nautical group, divers, all-terrain automobiles and personnel specialised in floor operations, in addition to a dozen volunteers from the Affiliation québécoise des bénévoles en recherche et sauvetage (AQBRS) had been deployed on website.
One of many lacking individuals is Pascale Racine, a 44-year-old lady from Quebec Metropolis. Her husband, who was together with her throughout the torrential rains, was hospitalized with severe accidents. Relations confirmed the information to Radio-Canada Tuesday.
A relative recognized the second lacking individual as Pascal Héon, 49, a father of two from Quebec Metropolis. The relative stated Héon was not travelling with Racine and the 2 didn’t know one another.