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Body of drowning victim found in Lake Ontario near Balmy Beach Park: police

A Toronto Police Service cruiser.
A Toronto Police Service cruiser. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Toronto police say they have uncovered a body from Lake Ontario after a passerby spotted it in the water.

A police spokesperson said officers were called to the area of Balmy Beach Park and Nursewood Road at 12:56 p.m. on Saturday.

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The spokesperson told Global News that Marine Rescue was called in and discovered the body of a man who had drowned.

Police said they do not believe the drowning to be suspicious. The investigation is ongoing.

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