Body found after overnight search for man missing on Lac Saint-Louis

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The body of a man who went missing on Lac Saint-Louis near Baie-D'Urfé has been found, police say.

Around 8 p.m. Saturday, a witness heard a man in the lake yelling for help. The man's personal watercraft was found near the yacht club in Baie-D'Urfé.

Firefighters, the Canadian Coast Guard and both local and provincial police spent the night in the area, looking for a 55-year-old man.

His body was found not long after 9 a.m. Sunday, according to Montreal police.

The investigation is ongoing but it appears the death was accidental, said Const. Julien Lévesque.

The man was alone when he went missing and is believed to have been wearing a life jacket.