UPDATE

The victim, 15-year-old Harley BROOME of Fenelon Falls was recovered last night, June 17, 2017, at 8:18 pm by the OPP’s USRU. He was transported to the hospital and pronounced deceased at 10:58 pm.

(CITY OF KAWARTHA LAKES, ON) –  Today, June 10, 2017, at approximately 4:15 pm officers from the City of Kawartha Lakes detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a suspected drowning in Fenelon Falls. The incident occurred on the Sturgeon Lakeside of the Fenelon Falls locks in an area known for its cliffs.

A 15-year-old male youth was swimming with friends and is currently unaccounted for. The OPP’s Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU) are assisting in the investigation.

Further information will be released when available.