Man dies from drowning at Wasaga beach, police say

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A man died after drowning at Wasaga Beach on Saturday, Ontario Provincial Police say.  (Dave Chidley/CBC - image credit)
A man died after drowning at Wasaga Beach on Saturday, Ontario Provincial Police say. (Dave Chidley/CBC - image credit)

A Richmond Hill man drowned at Wasaga Beach Saturday evening, Ontario Provincial Police say.

At 5:20 p.m., Huronia West OPP responded to a call about a possible drowning in the Nottawasaga River.

Police said initial information revealed that a swimmer entered the water near the boat launch and did not resurface.

Emergency crews located a man and performed CPR after bringing him to shore. He was taken to hospital by and where he later died.

Police identified the victim as 42-year-old Kuljit Dhinsa.

The death is not considered suspicious and "no foul play is suspected," police said.

A post-mortem will be completed in Toronto.