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OPP Recovers Body Of Fisherman From Bark Lake

BANCROFT-The OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU) recovered the body of a missing fisherman from Bark Lake in Hasting Highlands.

Bancroft OPP officers with assistance from the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) responded to a report of a man who had gone out ice fishing on Bark lake the night before and hadn’t returned home on March 25, 2023, shortly after 9:30 a.m.

On March 26, 2023, just after 11:00 a.m., members of the USRU located the body of the missing fisherman.

The investigation is ongoing and a post-mortem examination is being conducted.

The name of the victim has not been released.

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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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