Search and Recovery Unit En Route to Kenora

Ontario Provincial Police

KENORA – The Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Kenora Marine and Trails Unit (MTU) and Kenora Crime Unit are currently investigating two missing persons on Lake of the Woods.

On Thursday, July 5, 2018, at approximately 1:30 p.m, the Kenora OPP received a complaint of two swimmers in distress in the water at McLeod Park on Lake of the Woods. Kenora EMS and Kenora Fire attended the scene to assist with the search. The search is continuing at this time.

The OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU) are currently en route to assist with the search. Further information will be provided as it becomes available and the investigation is continuing.