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Police Recover Body Of Swimmer In Penn Lake

Posted: 2019-08-21 15:41:23 By: hbr

Shortly after 1:00pm on Tuesday, the Under Water Search and Recovery Unit, located the body of a missing man on Pennisula Lake.

On Monday, the man and his son had gone in for a swim, while boating on the lake.  The wind had picked up and the boat floated away from the two swimmers and a woman on the boat was unable to get the boat started, and called 911 for help. 

The son was located by other boaters and taken to shore where he transported to hospital treated and released.  The search continued for the father until dusk.

Huntsville OPP have identified the deceased male as 56 year old Martin Scholz from Toronto.