Body recovered from Lake Erie identified as missing nine year old boy

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The body of Alex Ottley, the nine year old boy who drowned in Lake Erie in February trying to rescue a friend, has been found.

Haldimand County OPP say police were called to Peacock Point yesterday afternoon after a resident spotted something concerning in the water.

The marine unit was sent out and recovered the young boy's body.

Alex has been missing since February 15th.