Police say around 10:48 a.m. Saturday, a fisherman called them after finding a deceased person floating in the water about seven and a half miles southwest of Port Glasgow in Lake Erie.
Officers confirmed the deceased to be a missing 57-year-old from Windsor that was involved in a boating incident on Aug. 6.
UPDATE- #Missing 57 y/o from #Windsor located deceased in #LakeErie by fishermen. #OPP continuing to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call the #ChathamOPP at 1-888-310-1122. #Thankyou to all our partners and members of the public that assisted. #ChathamOPP^es pic.twitter.com/JBkT3KV7oO
— OPP West Region (@OPP_WR) August 21, 2021
Meanwhile, on Friday, Aug. 6 at around 9:22 a.m., emergency crews responded to Rondeau Provincial Park in the Chatham-Kent Municipality for a report of an overturned vessel in Lake Erie.
A boater reportedly saw a boat that had capsized around 100 yards from the shoreline and contacted police.
At around 11 a.m., firefighters found a person on the shoreline of Rondeau Provincial Park who was pronounced dead.
Further investigation revealed that a second person from the same boat was still missing. They were later found Saturday by a fisherman.
Police say the investigation is ongoing and is asking anyone with information to call them at 1-888-310-1122.
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