Body of man pulled from Lake Ontario near Niagara-on-the-Lake

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The body of a man has been discovered in Lake Ontario near Niagara-on-the-Lake.

A boat was out fishing last night just before 6 o'clock when the body was spotted in about 10 kilometres north of Niagara-on-the-Lake between the Welland Canal and Niagara River.

Vessels from the Canadian Coast Guard and the NRPS Marine Unit responded to the location, and brought the body back to a dock.

The body has been sent to the Centre of Forensic Sciences in Toronto, for a postmortem and positive identification.

The investigation remains ongoing by detectives.  

Anyone who may have information about this incident is being asked to call 905-688-4111, 1022200.