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Missing Mississauga man dies after body pulled from Lake Ontario

WATCH ABOVE: A Mississauga kayaker went missing several days ago and was recovered by Toronto police Saturday morning.

TORONTO – A Mississauga kayaker reported missing earlier this week was pronounced dead Saturday after his body was found floating near Toronto’s Tommy Thompson Park.

Toronto police received a call at 9:13 a.m. after a bystander spotted a body wearing a life vest in Lake Ontario.

Peel police later confirmed the man was Mississauga resident Timothy Kelley, 36, who was last seen Thursday evening.

Emergency services personnel pulled the unresponsive Kelley  from the lake and he was taken to hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Peel police are asking anyone with information on this incident to call investigators at the 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at  (905) 453–2121, ext. 1133.  Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca, or by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) with the word “PEEL” and then your tip.

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