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Police Recover Bodies Of Missing Swimmers

Friday May 24th, 2024, 10:34pm

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Last updated: Saturday May 25th, 7:39pm

Police have recovered the bodies of the two missing swimmers who had been missing for 24 hours in the water near Sandpoint Beach.

Police say that around 7:00pm Thursday, the two men were swimming just west of the beach when they suddenly went under the water and did not resurface.

A search was quickly initiated with the support of the Windsor Police Marine Unit and drones. Windsor Fire and Rescue Services, Emergency Medical Services, and the Canadian and U.S. Coast Guards were also involved in the efforts.

The search continued all day Friday, and their bodies were recovered around 8:00pm.

One of the swimmers was a student at St. Clair College. “The St. Clair College family is saddened to hear of the unexpected passing of one of our graduating students, Rohit Dheer, and friend at Sandpoint Beach, the college said in a statement. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of both during this difficult time.”

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