Body of missing man recovered from St. Lawrence River

O.P.P. divers recovered the body of Damian Sobieraj, 33, who has been missing since Thursday night. Police are treating the death as suspicious. (BPS via Newswatch Group)

BROCKVILLE ā€“ A sad conclusion to a nearly day-long river search for a missing man near Hardy Park off Brockville’s shoreline.

O.P.P. divers recovered the body of 33-year-old Damian Sobieraj late this afternoon.

An intensive search had started at daybreak, Friday, after several people saw a man go into the water near the park between Henry Street and Home Street.

A Brockville police boat and an O.P.P. helicopter were involved in the search.

The death is being treated as suspicious and an investigation is ongoing.

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