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Police Recover Body Of Missing Person

Posted: 2019-10-31 07:24:06 By: hbr

On Tuesday, at approximately 9:00 p.m. OPP were called to investigate a missing person in Algonquin Highlands.

Police patrolled the area of Highway 35 and surrounding area. Yesterday, the pickup truck of the missing person was located submerged in Kushog Lake next to the Highway by a family member. 

The Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU) attended and confirmed there was a deceased person inside the vehicle and recovered the body.

Police continue to investigate the cause of this collision. The deceased has been transported to the Ontario Forensic Pathology Unit in Toronto pending a post mortem examination. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending the notification of next of kin.