Police said they have recovered the body of a missing person on Kawagama Lake in Algonquin Highlands May 21.

OPP said they responded to an incident May 20 where a single vessel went into the water. It had two male occupants, but only one person made it back to shore.

Police, including resources from the Haliburton Highlands detachment, aviation services, Snowmobile ATV and Vessel Enforcement Unit, and the Underwater Search and Recover Unit investigated the scene May 20-21.

Haliburton Highlands OPP said a deceased male was recovered from the lake early in the afternoon May 21. The investigation into the cause of the incident is ongoing.

The Highlander will update this story as more information is provided.


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