Peterborough Police with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted search of the Otonabee River today. At approximately 3:15 pm, the OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit located the body of missing person Brett Leblanc.


Peterborough police are seeking the public’s help in locating missing 24-year-old Brett Michael LeBlanc.

LeBlanc, who was reported missing on Friday (November 20), is a Trent University student who was last seen on campus late on Tuesday night (November 17).

Police and university security personnel conducted a ground search of Trent University property on Saturday (November 21) with negative results.

LeBlanc, who is legally blind, is able to walk without assistance and typically wears black sunglasses.

He is described as white, 5′ 10″ and 169 lbs, with brown medium-length hair and a thin moustache, and wearing white high-top sneakers.

Members of the public, including Trent University students, who have any information about LeBlanc’s disappearance are asked to call police at 705-876-1122.

A friend of LeBlanc is organizing a search of Trent University Wildlife Sanctuary for early on Sunday morning (November 22). More information is available at