OPP are following up on a report of human remains found in the waters of Lake Erie in Long Point.
Around 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday OPP were notified that the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Trenton and Canadian Coast Guard found a body in the water near the tip of Long Point while they were doing training exercises.
The unidentified person was brought back to shore and described as a white man, 5’9” to 5’10” tall, weighing approximately 160 to 180 lbs with brown hair.
According to police, the man was wearing a grey hoody with a “RED MTN” logo of the front of the sweater that is blue, black and grey in colour.
The man was also wearing jeans and black hiking-style running shoes/boots.A post-mortem examination has been scheduled to determine the cause of death.
The investigation is ongoing and police say updates will be provided when new information becomes available.
Human remains located in #LakeErie. The #OPP is seeking assistance in #Canada/#UnitedStates in identifying the deceased, so he can be returned home to his family. Anyone with information, call 1-888-310-1122 or @hncrimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477. @NorfolkCountyCA #NorfolkOPP ^es pic.twitter.com/MPywTxzmDF
— OPP West Region (@OPP_WR) October 26, 2022