Orillia OPP investigating after dead man found in Lake Simcoe

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Editor's note: This story was first published on Nov.8 ,2020

Police and the chief coroner continue to investigate after a dead man was found in Lake Simcoe in Orillia Nov. 7.

Orillia OPP is releasing few details as authorities try to determine the cause of death.

Police received a phone call at about 10 p.m. Saturday night about a body in the water near the road end of West Street South.

Police know the man’s identity but are not releasing it until officers can notify the next of kin.

More information will be released when it’s available.

Rick Vanderlinde, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Barrie Advance