(Prince Edward County, ON) – On Thursday 03 August 2017 just before 6:30am, the family of an 88 year old male discovered he was missing from the family home on County Road 3 just West of Barley Road. Police were called to assist.

While Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers of the Prince Edward detachment were enroute to the scene a family member discovered the missing male in the water of the Bay of Quinte.

Paramedics and firefighters were dispatched and recovered the male’s body from the water and attempted to revive him but were unable to.

OPP officers and the local coroner are on scene. The deceased’s death is not considered suspicious, but a post mortem will be conducted to assist the investigation.