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A 47-year-old Sudbury man is the victim of a suspected drowning, the Manitoulin detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police said in a news release Monday.

The OPP and Sudbury-Manitoulin emergency medical services responded at 6:45 a.m. Monday to a report of a possible drowning in Agnew Lake in Baldwin Township, near Espanola.

"Francois Robert, age 47, from Sudbury, was pronounced dead at the scene," police said.

The investigation is ongoing under the direction of the Office of the Chief Coroner and the Forensic Pathology Service.