Police recover body of missing canoeist on Pigeon Lake

Police have recovered the body of a 20-year-old from North York that went missing on Pigeon Lake last night.

According to the OPP, officers were called to the area shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday (July 14).

“Initial investigation indicated that five persons departed from a residence in a canoe which then capsized,” reads a media release from police.

“Four of the occupants were located by a boater and taken to shore. One occupant is still outstanding. None of the occupants were wearing life jackets.”

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