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4 Apparently Drown in 3 Northwestern Ontario Incidents

4 Apparently Drown in 3 Northwestern Ontario Incidents

Updated: July 09, 2018 12:45 PM

Authorities have recovered the bodies of four men who apparently drowned in three separate incidents in northwestern Ontario last week.

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Two men from Winnipeg went missing on Thursday afternoon in Lake of the Woods at McLeod Park in Kenora. The Ontario Provincial Police Underwater Search and Recovery Unit recovered the bodies of 19-year-old Arwinder Brar and 20-year-old Pawan Preet Brar on Friday evening. Post mortem examinations were scheduled for Monday.

Another swimmer went missing in the Kaministiquia River in Conmee Township near Thunder Bay on Thursday evening. 21-year-old Duy Le had been swimming with friends when he went underwater and did not resurface.  The Underwater Search and Recovery Unit recovered Le's body from the Kaministiquia River on Saturday afternoon.

Another incident happened on Friday when 27-year-old Desmond Boyd of Whitedog First Nation Territory went into Goshawk Lake, northwest of Kenora, and did not resurface. The OPP says he was later located and transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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