Police searching for missing swimmer in Severn River, Ontario

Police searching for missing swimmer in Severn River, Ontario


Update:

Police have confirmed the body of a man has been recovered from the Severn River in Severn Township.

OPP had been searching the area all day, with the help of the underwater dive team, the canine unit and the OPP helicopter. The man’s body was found around 6 pm.

Ontario Provincial Police are searching for a male swimmer who has gone missing near the Severn River at Peninsula Point Road in Severn Township, Ontario.

OPP say he went swimming with other people overnight and did not return.

Police have brought in the marine unit, a dive recovery team and the canine unit to search for the missing swimmer. The OPP helicopter has also been used to search from above.

More details will be provided when they are available.

July 23, 2019 / by / in