Sheriff’s Office working to identify body recovered in Lake Ontario

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 14 July 2019 at 5:19 pm

CARLTON – The Orleans County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the recovery of a body this morning in Lake Ontario.

Dispatchers received a call from at 9:27 a.m. from a fisherman about a body floating about 3 miles off shore from Point Breeze.

The Orleans County Marine Patrol Unit along with the State Police Marine Patrol unit located the body. The Sheriff’s Office also was assisted by the scene by state troopers out of Albion and the State Park Police.

The Sheriff’s Office is currently working with the Orleans County Coroner’s Office, the Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office, and the NYS Parks Police in Niagara Falls to make a positive identification of the deceased, said Sgt. David Foeller of the Sheriff’s Office.

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