OPP: Body of missing kayaker recovered in Lake Huron

OPP officials allege: On July 3rd, 2024, at approximately 9:40 p.m., Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received several marine calls of a kayak adrift in the waters of Lake Huron in the area of Sunview Ave, in the Municipality of Bluewater.

The vessel was located by the Canadian Coast Guard unoccupied.

Police have been investigating the whereabouts of the individual last seen in the kayak.

The Canadian Coast Guard, members of the OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU), OPP aviation services, along with the Lambton OPP and Huron OPP marine units searched the area for several days.

The search concluded yesterday, July 9th at approximately 12:30 p.m. when the deceased 57-year-old male from London was located near the water’s edge just south of Dewey’s Point, near the community of St. Joseph.

The OPP wish to extend our condolences to the family of the victim during this difficult time and thank those members of the public who assisted the OPP in their investigation.

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