Elgin OPP have identified a man pulled from Lake Erie this weekend.
The OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit located the body of a man who had gone missing Friday around 5:46 p.m. after entering the water at the Port Stanley pier.
The man was last seen in the water approximately 30 meters east of the lighthouse.
Search and recovery officers began the search Saturday and found him about 6:15 p.m.
He has been identified as David Hayes, 39, of London who went missing earlier in the week.
Foul play is not suspected.
The London Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 39-year-old David Hayes of London.
David is described as a Caucasian male, 6’2”, medium build, with short brown hair.
David was last seen on March 9, 2018 at approximately 11:30am in the area of Commissioners Road East and Wellington Road in the City of London
Police are concerned for David’s welfare.
Anyone with information in relation to his whereabouts is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS