The Chatham-Kent Police Service have confirmed the body of Catherine Boyle and her vehicle was recovered from the Sydenham River, just outside of Tupperville, on Thursday, September 19.
“Today, the missing woman Catherine Boyle and the white Ford Explorer Sport Trac were recovered from the Sydenham River just outside of Tupperville by the CKPS Marine Unit and OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit,” police officials stated in a media release.
A post-mortem has been scheduled for tomorrow in London, police officials say.
“The Chatham-Kent Police Service offers its deepest condolences to Ms. Boyle’s family and friends,” police officials stated.
“Investigators would like to speak with anyone who may have seen this truck being driven on Tupperville Road last Wednesday.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Rob Bowles at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6655.
Police officials say Boyle had last been seen at home Wednesday morning, September 11, at around 6:30 a.m.
The police underwent an extensive search, which included: the setup of the mobile Command Post, a grid search, the deployment of a drone and the CKPS Marine Unit patrolling the waterways around Wallaceburg with the assistance of the OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit, who were using their side scan sonar.
Family members confirmed Boyle’s death with the Sydenham Current late in the afternoon on Thursday.
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