KENORA – Members of 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.
On Friday, July 6, 2018, the OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU) attended to assist with the search. In the evening of July 6, 2018, USRU recovered the bodies of 19-year-old Arwinder BRAR and 20-year-old Pawan Preet BRAR of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
A post-mortem is expected to take place on Monday, July 9, 2018, in Kenora.