Brockville – Brockville Police report that the OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU) has recovered the body of the missing person, Damian Sobieraj on Friday afternoon in Brockville.
Police say that they continue to investigate and that his death is being treated as suspicious.
On Thursday, September 13th between 10:30pm and 11:00pm police received reports that a man was possibly in the St. Lawrence River just off of Hardy Park. The incident had occurred along the water front between Home Street and Henry Street.
Police continued their search on Friday morning and called in the OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU). Police issued a media release on Friday morning stating, “We are currently looking to speak with two witnesses that were pushing a stroller in the park. The male and female witnesses briefly spoke with police last night when they first arrived on scene.”
Hardy Park along with the boat ramps to Henry Street and Home Street were and are still closed as of 6:00pm on Friday evening.
Brockville Police say the investigation is ongoing.
Please contact the Brockville Police Service at (6134)342-0127 with any information regarding this incident.