OPP Search for Missing Boaters

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(WAWA, ON) – On Friday June 22, 2018 at approximately 8:20 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to two missing boaters on Whitefish Lake, Maness Township District of Algoma.

Police were advised that the boat was located afloat near the shore without the two boaters.

The Superior East (OPP) marine unit began the search with the assistance of the Sault Ste. Marie (OPP) marine unit, members of the South Porcupine (OPP) marine unit, members of the North East (OPP) snowmobile all terrain and vessel enforcement unit (S.A.V.E) and the OPP helicopter.

Police located one male deceased and the second male is still missing.

The OPP are currently searching the area for the second missing male.

Updates will be made as soon as they become available.

 

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