Update – The body of a deceased male was located in the Crowe River Bay area of Belmont Lake by the OPP helicopter and was recovered by the Havelock-Belmont-Methuen Fire Department. The male has been identified as Brian Tilbury (age 47) of Kitchener, Ontario.
The deceased will be transported to The Provincial Forensic Pathology Unit at the Forensic Services and Coroners Complex in Toronto for a post mortem examination.
The accident remains under investigation.
Original story: Officers from the Peterborough OPP are searching for a Kitchener man who went missing after ice fishing yesterday.
Police say was last seen on Belmont Lake in the Miles of Memories Road area on Saturday (Jan. 12) between the hours of 3:30 and 6 p.m.
The male is 47-year-old Brian Tilbury, who and is described as follows:
- Caucasian, 5’8″, brown hair, brown eyes;
- Wearing dark ice fishing gear with a camouflage design; and,
- Was driving a green ATV and not wearing a helmet.
Police are concerned about the well-being of this male and are asking the public to assist with any information in regards to his whereabouts. Please contact the Peterborough County OPP at 705-742-0401 or 1-888-310-1122.