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1 dead, 1 missing as search and rescue continues near Morris Island

One person is dead and another is missing as a search and rescue operation near Morris Island continues Wednesday.

The RCMP notified Nova Scotia’s Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) on Tuesday at 2:24 p.m., that there was a missing person in the water.

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A second person was found dead along the shoreline and is connected to the missing person, the JRCC confirmed.

A CH-149 Cormorant Helicopter and a CH-130 Hercules Aircraft from 14 Wing Greenwood were deployed to assist in the search.

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CCGS Clarks Harbour, a PAL aircraft and the RCMP are also taking part, the JRCC confirmed.

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