The remains were found by a hiker taking a shortcut on Hardwood Lookout Trail in Algonquin Park on April 19 1980. A later search in 1995 uncovered more remains. OPP file

OPP look for answers after body foundin Harcourt

By Sue Tiffin

Jan. 2 2018

A death investigation is underway afterthe body of a 69-year-old man was found on land at around 9:30 the Harcourt Park Marina on New Year's Day.

Haliburton Highlands OPP are assistingthe coroner who attended the scene to do a postmortem examinationin determining the cause of the death. The body was taken to Torontofor an autopsy.

“We're still waiting for the resultsof that and I don't have any update as to when that might be” saidSgt. Peter Leon on Jan. 2. “We'll have to wait for the results ofthat to determine the next course of action.”

The man was from Dysart et al. AHaliburton Highlands OPP press release on Jan. 2 said foul play isnot suspected at this point in the investigation.

The deceased's name has not beenreleased to the public yet.