Man's body found off Long Point

Death investigation underway: police

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Police are conducting a death investigation after a body was found in Lake Erie off Long Point on Friday night.

Norfolk OPP were notified Friday morning about a man who had gone missing after spending the night in a cottage on Millionaires Island, said OPP Const. Ed Sanchuk.  Friends of the man contacted police at about 8:47 a.m.

The OPP Marine Unit and other divisions began a search.

The man’s body was located in Lake Erie at about 7:30 p.m.

A post-mortem will be conducted at a Hamilton hospital to determine the cause of death, said Sanchuk.

The man’s name was not released.

Police are in the early stages of the investigation, said Sanchuk.

 

 

 

 

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