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Police Identify Drowning Victim

Posted: 2019-07-15 07:23:07 By: hbr

Police have recovered the body of a woman who was swimming with friends and failed to surface.

Police say that on July 13th, a group of friends were swimming from a boat on the Trent-Severn waterway when the woman slipped beneath the water and failed to surface. The friends began a frantic search and were assisted by numerous by-standers while emergency services were called. 

Members of the Underwater Search and Recovery Unit began a formal search of the waters and the body of the missing swimmer was recovered the next day.

The deceased is identified as 53-year-old Kathy Venneman of Erin ON.


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