The search for a missing 24-year-old man in Bruce Peninsula National Park over the weekend has ended tragically.
Provincial police said they were called to the Grotto at around 4:15 pm on Saturday for reports of a man who had reportedly jumped into the water. After he surfaced, he went back under and did not resurface.
As emergency crews searched for the male, the Grotto and the surrounding area were closed.
- Aggressive cyclist turns himself in after allegedly attacking driver in Toronto (VIDEO)
- 2 men in police custody after crashing vehicle into home in Etobicoke
- 3 men seriously injured following shooting at Queen and Ossington
#GreyBruceOPP , #OPP resources and @BrucePNP staff continue to search for 24 yr old male at The Grotto, Cyprus Lake – Bruce Peninsula National Park #Tobermory The Grotto remains CLOSED until further notice. OPP will provide updates when they become available^ag @CoastGuardCAN pic.twitter.com/DCRk0hYDUe
— OPP West (@OPP_WR) July 7, 2019
At 3:05 pm on Sunday, OPP divers from the Underwater Search and Recovery Unit located the body of the man from Vaughan in approximately 20 feet of water in the park’s Grotto.
Police have not identified the male at this time.
#GreyBruceOPP On July 7 at 3:05pm OPP divers from the Underwater Search and Recovery Unit located and recovered the body of the 24yr old missing Male from Vaughn in approx 20 ft of water. @BrucePNP @CoastGuardCAN ^ab
— OPP West (@OPP_WR) July 8, 2019
Located near the town of Tobermory, the Grotto is known as one of the top tourist attractions in the province.