Killaloe OPP investigate sudden death in canoeing incident
OPP Sign (Photo Credit: Trevor Smith-Millar)
A man has been pronounced dead at the scene after a canoe capsized on Galeairy Lake in South Algonquin Township.
The OPP says on Saturday, August 14th, two children and an adult male were canoeing at a local beach when their canoe capsized. Police say a bystander was able to rescue the children, who were both wearing life jackets. Police searched for the man with the assistance of local firefighters and conservation officers.
Police recovered the body of 42-year-old Chunguan Zhao of Aurora Ontario. OPP has confirmed Zhao was not wearing a lifejacket.