Man Apparently Drowns on Lake of the Woods

Updated: 07/07/2014 11:32 AM
Created: 07/07/2014 11:31 AM

Authorities have recovered the body of a man who apparently drowned on the Canadian side of Lake of the Woods.

Christopher Silman, 29, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, was reported missing on Saturday just after 9 p.m.  He did not resurface after diving into the lake near Bigelow Island.

The Ontario Provincial Police Underwater Search and Rescue Unit recovered Silman's body on Sunday afternoon.  A post mortem examination was scheduled for Monday.

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