Death investigation underway: police
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.