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Mississauga man identified as drowning victim near Minden: Haliburton Highlands OPP

OPP say a Mississauga man drowned in Minden Hills Township on Saturday. The Canadian Press

A Mississauga man has been identified in a weekend drowning in the Township of Minden Hills.

According to Haliburton Highlands OPP, just before 5 p.m. on Saturday, emergency crews responded to a reported drowning on Kashagawigamog Lake, about 15 kilometres east of the village of Minden.

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OPP say a man failed to surface while swimming.

The OPP’s Underwater Search and Recovery Unit located the man’s body.

The victim has been identified as Mohamed Amar Mukthar, 23, of Mississauga.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place at the Centre of Forensic Sciences in Toronto, OPP stated Monday.

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