Missing Woman Found Dead In Madawaska River


There's been a Labour Day tragedy in Madawaska Valley Township.

A 78 year old Ottawa woman who had been reported missing by family members was found deceased on Monday in the Madawaska River.

Police and paramedics were called to an area of the river near Waxwing Lane in Combermere at around 11:30 a.m.

Her body was pulled from the water and she was pronounced dead.

The woman has been identified as 78 year old Irena Michalska of Ottawa.

An autopsy is underway to determine specifics about the cause of death.

The Office of the Chief Coroner and the Renfrew County Crime Unit are continuing to investigate.

However, the OPP tell Pure Country 96.7 there is nothing suspicious about this incident at this time.