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OPP find body of missing swimmer in Lake Nipissing

Provincial police have recovered the body of a missing swimmer from Lake Nipissing. The 29-year-old man from Brazil went missing Sunday afternoon. OPP say the man had been swimming off a boat in Callander Bay, when he found it difficult to swim in the powerful waves.
OPP Marine Unit has recovered the body of 29-year-old Wanderlay Bento, from Lake Nipissing. (File Photo)

Provincial police have recovered the body of a missing swimmer from Lake Nipissing.

The 29-year-old man from Brazil went missing Sunday afternoon.

Powassan OPP say the man had been swimming off a boat in Callander Bay, when he found it difficult to swim in the powerful waves.

The man went under the water and never resurfaced.

Officers from the OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit located the body Monday afternoon.

The victim has been identified as 29 year old Wanderlay Bento of Brazil.