Body discovered on Trent River shoreline south of Campbellford: Northumberland OPP

Northumberland OPP say a body was discovered near Lock 10 of the Trent-Severn Waterway south of Campbellford on Saturday morning. Harrison Perkins/Special to Global News Peterborough

Northumberland OPP are investigating after the body of a female was discovered on Saturday morning south of the town of Campbellford in the Municipality of Trent Hills.

Around 10:30 a.m. emergency crews were called to the scene south of the Trent-Severn Waterway Lock 10 on the Trent River at Hagues Reach.

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The area is about seven kilometres south of Campbellford, or 50 kilometres southeast of Peterborough.

Police on scene confirmed with Global News Peterborough that a body was located near the shoreline of the river between Locks 9 and 10.

A coroner attended the scene and the body has been transported to Kingston for a post-mortem examination, OPP stated Monday.

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OPP say the investigation is ongoing

“This incident is not believed to be suspicious in nature,” OPP said.

The identity of the victim has yet to be released.

For the past month, OPP has been looking for a missing woman from Campbellford.

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It’s the second body this year that has been located at the lock area following the discovery of a man’s body in late January.

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