Police investigating Loon Lake death

Police are investigating the death of a 63-year-old woman in Dysart et al. On May 12, at around 3 p.m., Haliburton Highlands OPP was called to Loon Lake in response to a person in the water who appeared to be in distress.

According to a Haliburton Highlands OPP press release on May 13, officers attended with Dysart Township Fire and Haliburton County EMS and located one person with no vital signs. The 63-year-old woman was transported to hospital where life saving measures were attempted, however, she was pronounced deceased in hospital. Her name has not been released.

According to the press release, the matter is still under investigation and no further information is being released at this time.