Drowning suspected on Lake Kashagawigamog

A person died in Lake Kashagawigamog in a suspected drowning during the weekend, the Haliburton Highlands OPP have confirmed.

Police have confirmed that on Saturday, Nov. 7, a group of males was swimming in the lake when one did not resurface. He has been identified as 23-year-old Mohamed Amar Mukthar of Mississauga. The Minden Hills Fire Department, the OPP’s aviation unit, and underwater search and recovery unit assisted in the search. A post-mortem examination will take place in Toronto.