RCMP say a male drowned after his snowmobile fell through the ice on a lake in northern Saskatchewan.

Emergency crews responded to a report of a male in distress on Otter Lake, near the community of Grandmother’s Bay on Tuesday afternoon.

The name of the drowning victim hasn't been released.

The coroner is continuing to investigate with the assistance of an RCMP underwater recovery team.

Grandmother’s Bay is located 96 kilometres northeast of La Ronge.