Police identify 23-year-old drowning victim from Mississauga

Published November 9, 2020 at 9:06 pm


Police say that a 23-year-old Mississauga man has drowned in Minden Hills.  

The OPP say that around 5:00 pm on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, members of the Haliburton Highlands Detachment of the OPP, Minden Hills Fire Department and Haliburton County Paramedic Services (HCPS) responded to reports of a drowning on Kashagawigamog Lake in the Township of Minden Hills.

Police say Mohamed Amar Mukthar failed to resurface from the water while swimming.

The deceased was located by the OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit.

Police say a post mortem examination is scheduled to take place at the Centre of Forensic Sciences in Toronto.

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