Research Ariel: The SPVM is preparing to plunge into the river of the Prairies

News 18 March, 2018
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    Sunday, 18 march, 2018 19:00

    Sunday, 18 march, 2018 19:00

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    The SPVM has probed the ice in the vicinity of the rivière des Prairies in order to ensure that a team of divers will be able to in the beginning of the week to conduct research in the body of water that borders the park of the Boatmen in Ahuntsic-Cartierville, where the little Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou, 10 years, would have been seen last Monday.

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    Sunday, in the late afternoon, agents of the GTI have tested the ice thickness, the strength of the currents and the depth of the river near the park where the child was last seen last Monday.

    “The agents of the GTI went to see if the place is safe to make a dive in the beginning of the week,” said Benoit Boisselle, officer of the SPVM. They plan to excavate to a distance of 150 to 200 meters in the river along the park – which is located north of the Gouin boulevard east of the boulevard de l’acadie.

    Furthermore, the SPVM said that he had received since the disappearance of the young ten-year-old, Monday, some 247 information from the public, and continues to receive, including the command post installed in the shopping centre Galeries Normandie. The information is verified one by one by the investigators.

    Regarding the request to revive the Amber alert that was made by the participants in the solidarity march held Saturday in the streets of the neighborhood where lived the family of Ariel, the SPVM has stated, Sunday, that the investigators do not consider this option “for reasons of investigation.”