A 54-year-old woman who reportedly went missing early Friday afternoon was found dead in Big Otter Creek in Port Burwell.
Elgin OPP, EMS, and Bayham Fire responded to Big Otter Marina and Campground after receiving a call around 6:10 pm Friday about a missing person who was said to be last seen around 2 p.m.
Firefighters found the woman in the water close to the marina at approximately 6:47 p.m.
Police said first responders attempted to resuscitate the woman but were unsuccessful and the victim was pronounced deceased.
The woman has been identified as 54-year-old Cindy Stolk of Vienna, Ontario.
Police said a post-mortem will be conducted at a hospital in London.
The investigation remains ongoing.
Members of the Elgin County OPP continue to investigate and are asking anyone with information to call police at 1-888-310-1122. Those wanting to remain anonymous, can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.