On June 3, at approximately 2 p.m., members of the Haliburton Highlands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), along with EMS, responded to a call for service regarding a body located in the water of Dark Lake in Wilberforce.
The deceased has been identified as Steven HONDERICH, 60-years-old, of Highlands East Township. A post-mortem examination is scheduled at the Centre of Forensic Sciences in Toronto.
Foul play is not suspected at this time and there is no threat to public safety.
The investigation is being led by the Haliburton Highlands OPP Crime Unit. Anyone with information is asked to call Haliburton Highlands OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477).