Body Recovered From The Grotto

Source: Area OPP
Date: Tue Jul 9 02:55:58 MST 2019

(NORTHERN BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) - On July 6, 2019 at 4:17 p.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called for a 24 year old male in distress in the water at The Grotto in Bruce Peninsula National Park, Northern Bruce Peninsula.

The male jumped into the water with a friend and after initially surfacing, immediately showed signs of distress, went under again and failed to resurface.

Access to "the grotto" and surrounding area within Bruce Peninsula National Park were closed to search for the male.

The search was conducted by Grey Bruce OPP, Bruce Peninsula National Park, Canadian Coast Guard, OPP Marine Unit and OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU).

On July 7, 2019 at 3:05 p.m. OPP divers from the USRU located and recovered the body of the 24 year old missing male from Vaughn, Ontario in approximately 20 feet of water.

OPP will not be releasing the name of the male.


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