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OPP say marine fatality on Manitoulin Island results in 2 deaths

Ontario Provincial Police say an investigation is underway after two men died after their canoe capsized.

Police called to Mudge Bay in Kagawong on Saturday

Police say two men were fishing when their canoe capsized on Mudge Bay in Kagawong. (Dave Chidley/CBC)

Ontario Provincial Police say an investigation is underway after two men died after their canoe capsized.

Police say they received a call around 2:15 p.m. on Saturday about a deceased person floating near the shore of Mudge Bay near Old Mill Road in Kagawong.

Officers found a second body near the first. Police say the two men had been fishing when their canoe capsized. Officers say neither one was wearing a life jacket.

The deceased have been identified as 31-year-old Kyle Jokinen of Whitefish and 29-year-old David Adamczak of Espanola.

Police say an investigation is ongoing under the direction of the Office of the Chief Coroner and the Forensic Pathology Service.

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