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Missing Boy, Draven Graham Located Deceased In The Scugog River In Lindsay

KAWARTHA LAKES-A sad ending to an exhaustive search in Lindsay.

24 hours after he went missing, 11-year-old Draven Graham was located deceased in the Scugog River in Lindsay.

Police say the OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Dive Team located his body at approximately 3:30 pm this afternoon.

“Everyone involved has a heavy heart at this time,” said Sgt. Deb Hagarty, KLPS “We encourage you to support the family while allowing them to grieve during this traumatic time.”

No foul play is suspected according to police.

Draven was reported missing on Sunday at 3pm. Police said he was last seen at his home on Queen Street and later spotted on video surveillance walking northbound on Colbourne Street. His clothing was found in the area.

Hundreds of local residents took to the streets searching for the boy who is autistic. Police searched on foot, by drone, helicopter and boat. The OPP and Peterborough Police took part in the search.

Our condolences to Draven’s family and friends.

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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