OPP respond to male in distress in the Goulais River; pronounced deceased

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(GOULAIS TOWNSHIP, ON) –  On July 30, 2016 at approximately 3:30 p.m. Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Goulais Fire and Rescue responded to a male in distress in the water on the Goulais River near the 1700 block of Pineshores Road.

A 61 year old male was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

A post mortem is scheduled for Tuesday, August 2, 2016 in Sault Ste. Marie.

The investigation is continuing.