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Body found near Petrie Island, Ottawa firefighters say

A body has been found near Petrie Island, Ottawa firefighters say.

Ottawa police investigating

Firefighters and police responded after a body was discovered off of Petrie Island in the Ottawa River. (Roger Dubois/CBC)

A body has been found near Petrie Island, Ottawa firefighters say.

Firefighters and police water rescue teams recovered the body Friday afternoon.

No other information was immediately available, but firefighters say they were treating the incident as suspicious.