Police Find Second Missing Boater

Sunday August 22nd, 2021

Posted at 8:16am


Ontario Provincial Police have located a boater who has been missing in the waters of Lake Erie since August 6th.

It was at 9:22 that morning that police received a report of an overturned vessel. Around 11:00am firefighters located an unresponsive person on the shoreline of Rondeau Provincial Park, who was subsequently pronounced deceased. He was identified as 75-year-old Robert Thibert of Windsor.

Since then, police have continued to search the waters of Lake Erie for 57-year-old Kenneth Blythe of Windsor.

On Saturday, August 21st, 2021, at approximately 10:48am, OPP and the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary Unit responded to Lake Erie after a fisherman located a deceased individual floating in the water.

It was determined that a fisherman was approximately 7 ½ miles southwest of Port Glasgow in Lake Erie when they located the deceased and immediately contacted police. Officers attended the area and confirmed that the deceased was the missing 57-year-old involved in an incident on August 6th, 2021.

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