Man Pronounced Dead After Canoe Overturns

Posted: 2020-10-14 09:36:30 By: thebay

On Saturday, , at approximately 4:20 p.m., OPP responded to a report of a capsized canoe at Opeongo Lake, in Algonquin Provincial Park.

Police say two of the three males in the canoe were towed safely to shore, after their canoe encountered rough waters and ultimately overturned. The third male identified as 32 year old Xing Lin of Toronto was pulled from the water a short time later, unconscious. Resuscitation efforts were conducted by witnesses and conservation officers. The male was transported to hospital where he later died.

Police say that the deceased was wearing a life jacket. A post mortem has been ordered. Police have deemed this incident as non-suspicious at this time.