SOUTH STORMONT – Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers continue to remain at the scene of a missing scuba diver in the St.Lawrence River near Lock 21 on MacDonell Island in South Stormont Township.
Preliminary investigation has indicated that just prior to 9:00 a.m on June 11, 2019., a diver returned to shore and his diving partner, for reasons under investigation, did not surface.
The search continued through the weekend with the OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit at the location with the assistance of the SD&G OPP Marine Unit and the OPP Helicopter. The search continues today.
As the investigation continues SD&G OPP request the public to continue to avoid the area.
ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION ON THE ABOVE OR ANY CRIME IS ASKED TO CALL SD&G OPP AT 1-888-310-1122 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 1-800-222-8477.