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Man Drowns on Ontario Side of Lake of the Woods

Posted at: 08/20/2013 5:52 PM



Divers have recovered the body of a Manitoba man who apparently drowned on the Ontario side of Lake of the Woods.

Gary Dueck, 52, of Steinbach, Manitoba, had been paddle boarding in the area of Pine Portage Bay on Monday afternoon when he fell off the board and did not resurface.  Members of the Ontario Provincial Police Underwater Search and Recovery Unit recovered his body on Tuesday around Noon.

A post mortem examination is scheduled for Wednesday at the Lake of the Woods District Hospital in Kenora.