The body of a missing man has been recovered at the base of a cliff. (Source: OPP)

After an extensive search Elgin OPP say they recovered the remains of a missing Port Bruce man late Wednesday.

A search for 62-year-old Michael Renton was done in air and on water.

He was first reported missing Wednesday morning.

His remains were located by an OPP helicopter at the base of a cliff along the Lake Erie shoreline just east of Port Bruce.

The location required a high angle recovery by the OPP emergency response team and the Malahide fire services.

Police say they don't suspect foul play.