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Missing Person Located Deceased

Butternut Bay – Leeds OPP have concluded the search after locating the missing person deceased.

On June 15, 2021 at about 3:30 p.m. the Underwater Search and Recovery Unit located the male deceased in the water.

On June 12, 2021, just before 3:00 p.m.; officers from the Leeds County detachment responded to reports of a 31 year old male that went missing in the water on Butternut Bay, Elizabethtown Township. It was reported that he jumped off a boat and never resurfaced.

Officers searched the area with the assistance of the Leeds and Grenville Marine Unit, Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC), RCMP, Canadian Coast Guard, OPP helicopter and the OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU).

No further information will be provided. No foul play suspected.