Man found dead after barge incident on Kawagama Lake

Haliburton Highlands OPP are reporting that they have recovered the body of a missing man in Kawagama Lake in Algonquin Highlands.

Police officers were dispatched to a marine incident on Kawagama Lake on Thursday, May 20.

The incident involved a single vessel where two male occupants ended up in the water. One male made it to shore.

OPP resources from the Haliburton Highlands Detachment, Aviation Services, Snowmobile ATV and Vessel Enforcement (SAVE) Unit and the Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU) conducted a search for the other male, eventually locating his body on Friday afternoon [May 21].