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OPP recover body of Whitedog First Nation man

Victim failed to surface after going in the water at Goshawk Lake.
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KENORA, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police have identified a man whose body was recovered from a lake north of Kenora.

He was 27-year-old Desmond Boyd of the Whitedog First Nation.

OPP say emergency responders were dispatched on Friday, July 6 to investigate a report that a male had entered the water at Goshawk Lake landing in the territory of the Whitedog First Nation, and had failed to surface.

Members of the OPP Marine and Trails Unit, OPP Crime Unit, Treaty Three Police Service and Kenora ambulance paramedics participated in the search for the man.

Boyd was located and taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.


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