March 15, 2019 11:27 am

Missing person found deceased in City of Kawartha Lakes

City of Kawartha Lakes Police are investigating the discovery of a body on Friday morning.

Global Peterborough / File

Foul play is not suspected after the body of a reported missing person was found in the City of Kawartha Lakes on Friday morning.

City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service say on Thursday around 11 p.m. they launched an investigation into a missing person.

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The investigation continued throughout the night, according to Insp. Will Herbert.

Around 9:10 a.m., a man was found deceased in the area of Stoney Creek Road near Highway 35 in the former Ops Township, about 12 kilometres south of Lindsay.

“It is believed to be the body of the 58-year-old missing person,” said Herbert. “The investigation is continuing, although foul play is not suspected.”

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact police.

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