(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A strong police presence was felt early this morning, near the Kam River Park.
Thunder Bay Police Service, Superior North EMS, and Thunder Bay Fire Rescue all responded to the scene.
The scene is currently being held by the police, and nobody is allowed to go near. Dock Street is blocked off.
Ontario Provincial Police’s dive team was seen on location.
A source has told us that it is a dead body that was discovered near the banks of the river. The body remains on location and is covered in an orange tarp.
Police are maintaining a heavy presence.
Police have confirmed this was a deceased male found in the river. Thunder Bay Police Media Release below:
Emergency services were dispatched to the area of Dock Street at approximately 8:20 a.m. on September 1, 2018 on report of a citizen locating a body in the Kaministiquia River.
Thunder Bay Fire Rescue conducted a water recovery of a deceased male.
Police are holding the scene at this time as it is in the early stages of this investigation.
This investigation is ongoing.
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(THUNDER BAY, ON) - The Thunder Bay Police are investigating the recovery of a body from the Kaministiqua River.The investigation is in the early stages. The deceased male appears to be in his 40's or 50's. Race is unknown at this time. There are two photos attached that show the clothing…