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UPDATE #1- SEARCH FOR MISSING BOATER SOUTH OF SMITHS FALLS

UPDATE #1- SEARCH FOR MISSING BOATER SOUTH OF SMITHS FALLS

Search continues, missing person identified

Jasper РThe search continues for a missing person, south of Smiths Falls.

On May 2, 2020, shortly after 8:15 p.m. members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report that a canoe had capsized on Otter Creek in the area of Jasper Road and McCaw Road. One person made it to shore, went to a home and called 911, while one person remains missing.

Timothy EDWARDS, age 38 of South Elmsley Township has been identified as the missing person.

Members of the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), OPP Marine Unit and OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit have resumed the search this morning, with assistance from an OPP fixed wing aircraft.

If you have any information on this incident, please contact the Leeds OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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