Body discovered in Fenelon Falls

By Lindsay Advocate

Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating after a body was recovered in the area of Fenelon Falls.

On the morning of July 11 officers were notified that a body had been discovered in the water in the Fenelon Falls area. 

The investigation remains ongoing with members of the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP Crime Unit, Forensic Identification Services (FIS) and the Under Water Search and Recovery Unit (USRU), under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) and in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service.

A post mortem examination will be conducted to confirm the cause of death.

The name of the deceased is not being released at this time, as family members have not been notified.

Police don’t believe there is a threat to the general public as this is not believed to be a random incident. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

You can also contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit your information online at Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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