July 6, 2018 11:42 pm

Bodies of two Winnipeggers recovered from Lake of the Woods

A search and rescue crew can be seen looking along the banks of Lake of the Woods for two swimmers believed to have drowned.

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The bodies of two people from Winnipeg have been recovered from Lake of the Woods.

On Friday evening, the Ontario Provincial Police confirmed they found the bodies of 19-year-old Arwinder Brar and 20-year-old Pawan Preet Brar.

Rescuers including Kenora OPP, Kenora EMS, and Kenora Fire responded to reports of two swimmers in distress at McLeod Park Thursday afternoon.

READ MORE: Possible double drowning on Lake of the Woods near Kenora: OPP

A day later, the Underwater Search and Recovery Unit joined in the search.

Autopsies are expected to take place Monday in Kenora.

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