Police recover body of missing boater on Rice Lake

The body of a missing boater has recovered by police in Peterborough County.

According to the OPP, officers were called to help locate an overdue boater on Rice Lake around 9:30 a.m. on Friday (Sept. 6).

On Monday (Sept. 9), members of Underwater Search and Recovery Unit found the body of 60-year-old Charles MacKenzie of Toronto.

“The man was located in the water by a boat launch, in the area of Birdsail Road, off Rice Lake in Peterborough County,” reads a media release.

A post-mortem examination will be scheduled at the Ontario Forensic Pathology Unit in Toronto to determine the cause of death.

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