A 23-year-old Mississauga man drowned Nov. 7 in Haliburton County.

OPP say that on Saturday, at approximately 4:55 p.m., they, along with the Minden Hills Fire Department and Haliburton County Paramedic Services responded to reports of a drowning on Kashagawigamog Lake in the Township of Minden Hills.

They said Nov. 9 that Mohamed Amar Mukthar failed to resurface from the water while swimming.

They said the deceased was located by the OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit. A post mortem examination is scheduled to take place at the Centre of Forensic Sciences in Toronto.

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