Update: Body of missing swimmer recovered in Lake Erie near Rondeau Provincial Park

Chatham-Kent OPP officials allege: The swimmer reported missing in Lake Erie on Saturday August 28, 2021, has been recovered.

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On Sunday August 29, 2021, at approximately 2:30 p.m., the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU) along with members of Chatham-Kent OPP and the Elgin County OPP Marine Unit, recovered the body of the missing swimmer in the waters of Lake Erie out from beach #2 of Rondeau Provincial Park.

The coroner attended the scene and a post mortem examination has been scheduled for tomorrow, August 30, 2021 in London, On.

The deceased has been identified as 25-year old Yuriy Zhlobitskyy of Barrie, Ontario.

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