Police recover body of Toronto woman found after boating accident

Sep 5 2020, 3:24 pm

The body of a Toronto woman has been found after she went missing while boating on Kempenfelt Bay in Innisfil.

According to the South Simcoe Police Service (SSPS), the woman went missing around 3 pm on Thursday, after falling off a boat she was riding on with friends.

Authorities have since identified her as 21-year-old Kenean Teklemariam of Scarborough.

“A search was launched immediately involving marine units from South Simcoe Police Service (SSPS), Barrie Police Service, York Regional Police and the Ontario Provincial Police Underwater Search and Recovery Unit,” police said in a release. “SSPS also deployed its drone. Innisfil Fire and Rescue Service and County of Simcoe Paramedics also responded along with OPP air support.”

Her body was recovered around 9 pm on Friday, September 4.

Next of kin have been notified. The investigation is ongoing and a post mortem has not yet been conducted.

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