Police search for missing swimmer near Brockville

Editor’s note: This story has been updated at 7:25 p.m. to correct an error at the source. OPP now say the missing man is 31 years old, not 27.

BROCKVILLE – Police divers are in the St. Lawrence River today (Sunday) searching for a man who jumped off a boat but failed to resurface.

The 31-year-old (corrected age by OPP) went missing Saturday afternoon around 3 p.m. in Butternut Bay in Elizabethtown-Kitley Township, about 15 kilometers west of Brockville. The bay is off the east entrance to the Thousand Islands Parkway.

An OPP marine unit and the Joint Rescue Coordination Center from CFB Trenton searched yesterday but was unable to locate him.

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