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OPP release name of 20-year-old man who drowned at Sandbanks Provincial Park

Sandbanks, as well as other provincial parks, is now open for limited day use. Global News

A young man has died after swimming at Sandbanks Provincial Park, according to OPP.

On Monday, around 7 p.m., police say a group of friends were at the Dunes beach in the park when one of the friends did not make it back to shore.

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Later, the man, was pulled from the water and transported by paramedics to hospital, according to police.

Shivam Arora, from Belleville, was pronounced dead at the hospital.

A post mortem examination has been scheduled. Foul play is not suspected.

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Provincial parks have been open since late May, and the Dunes beach was open on Monday for swimming.

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