Missing 36-year-old man found deceased at Pekakumew Lake

Pictured is 36-year-old Richard Netmaker, who was found deceased on Jan. 10, 2020.

A man from Big River First Nation who RCMP said was missing on Thursday has been found deceased.

Richard Netmaker, 36, was last seen on Monday, Jan. 6 a few kilometres northwest of his First Nations community.

He was located deceased on Friday afternoon in the vicinity of Pekakumew Lake, which is close to the location of his last known sighting.

A news release said an autopsy will be conducted in the next few days to determine the cause of death.

Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crime Unit is investigating.

Anyone with knowledge on Netmaker’s disappearance or death is asked to call Big River RCMP at 306-469-2590 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers.