Canadian Police suspend search for missing Mayo man

Canadian Police suspend search for missing Mayo man

Canadian Police have confirmed that search efforts have been suspended for a young Mayo man missing, presumed drowned.

26-year-old David Gavin from Castlebar went missing after diving off a bridge over the Beaver River in British Columbia on Friday afternoon last.

The Breaffy GAA player, who recently moved to Canada, was on his way to play a football match when he stopped for a swim.

Meanwhile the Vancouver Irish Sporting & Social Club has launched a campaign to raise 75,000 Canadian dollars to support the search efforts and David's family.

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