Body of deceased man found floating in St Lawrence River east of Kingston


(CITY OF KINGSTON. ON) – On September 13, 2017, at approximately 9:30 a.m. a boater located a deceased male floating in the St. Lawrence River near Milton Island just east of Kingston, ON.

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marine Unit along with the assistance of the Coast Guard were able to retrieve the body and transport to the Yacht Club located at the Canadian Forces Base (CFB) in Kingston. The OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) was contacted to assist with the investigation and to determine a positive identification of the male.

The OPP are continuing with the investigation and further updates to follow.