On Sunday, May 30th, 2021 just before 10:30 AM, LaSalle Police Service was contacted by a boater after discovering a body of a person in the LaSalle Channel of the Detroit River. The body was found at the surface of the water along the eastern shore of Fighting Island near the LaSalle boat launch. LaSalle Police Service, LaSalle Fire Service and the Ontario Provincial Police Service Marine Unit quickly attended the area to recover the body.
The identity or age of the person is unknown at this time but is believed to be a white male.
A coroner was contacted to investigate along with the LaSalle Police Service Criminal Investigation Unit and Forensic Unit. The investigation into this matter is in its very early stages will endeavour to discover the identity of this person as well as determining if foul play was a factor.
More details may become available as the investigation progresses.
Senior Constable Terry Seguin #214
Community and Corporate Affairs Officer
LaSalle Police Service
519 969-5210 ext 2031